EDWARD MICHAEL GILL McALLEN - Edward Michael Gill, 74, a resident of McAllen Texas passed away on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 of a sudden illness at Rio Grande Regional Hospital in McAllen. He was born April 28, 1939 to Peter and Lois Moss Gill in Dallas Texas. He spent his childhood in Mt. Vernon, Texas. He was a graduate of the University of Texas and also studied at Columbia University in New York. His life and great joy was centered around Mexico. He was President of Sanborn Viva Motorcoach Tours in McAllen Texas. He traveled every corner of Mexico and loved the people. He was immersed in the culture and was an avid Mexican folk art collector. He is survived by his loving family; wife; Sandra, her children; David and Julie of Wisconsin, Cherie and Darrell Swearengin of Austin Texas and grandchildren; Connor Hughes and Carly Hughes of Austin Texas. A private burial will be held at Mercedes Restlawn Cemetery. Funeral services are under the direction and care of Rudy Garza Funeral Home of Mercedes Texas. Sign the guest book at www.themonitor.com/obituaries

Funeral Home

Rudy Garza Funeral Home
236 South Ohio Mercedes, TX 78570
(956) 565-1175

Published in The Monitor on Mar. 28, 2014