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Gail Richards

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Gail Richards

Gail Richards died of pancreatic cancer quietly at Providence Hospice Center, Everett, WA on Thursday, August 30, 2018.

Gail grew up in Pittsburgh, PA and was educated at Cornell University and Northwestern University Medical School. She completed her fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology at the University of California, San Francisco, going on to hold faculty positions at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston; University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston; Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois; University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand; and the University of Washington, Seattle, WA. She worked in her retirement at Skagit Regional Clinics, Mount Vernon, WA. Gail was an avid equestrian and friend to many in the NW Dressage community. She is survived by her husband, Peter Reid; daughters, Catherine and Natalie Reid; brother, John Richards; and sisters, Petty Rice and Jane Valley.

A simple funeral service

will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 2:00pm at

Kern Funeral Home, Mt. Vernon.

Final resting place will be

Mount Vernon Cemetery.

You may share your memories of Gail, and sign her online guest register at www.kernfuneralhome.com Arrangements are under the care of Kern Funeral Home.
Published in The Seattle Times from Sept. 4 to Sept. 5, 2018
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