September 3, 1953 - April 23, 2014 Magara ("Gale") Crosby, of Duarte, passed away on April 23, 2014. Beloved daughter of the late Stephens J. and Anne S. Crosby, she will be greatly missed by her sister, Madeline (Lynn) Crosby, brother and sister-in-law, Stephens (Jay) and Kelly Crosby, and nieces and nephews Lara, Liese, Troy, Patrick and Kimberly. Gale was born in Dayton, OH; the family moved to California is 1956, and Gale grew up in Covina, attending South Hills High School. After graduating from UC Riverside, she spent several years working for the Social Security Administration; she then decided to become an attorney, attending UCLA
Law School. She spent most of her professional career with the firm Russo & Lowry and the firm Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. After taking early retirement due to medical issues, she enjoyed volunteer work doing artwork with children in the children's waiting room at the LA Superior Court, Children's Court. Donations in Gale's memory may be made to UNICEF.