James Gill

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  • "Jim was one of the greatest men I ever knew. I worked for..."
    - Elouise Leber
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    - Thomas Jones
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Gill, James L.



James L. Gill passed away on March 2, 2017 in Mesa, Arizona, at the age of 76.

Jim moved to Albuquerque in 1951, becoming a lifelong resident. He went to work for the City of Albuquerque in the Planning Department at the age of 21 years old. He moved up through the ranks, becoming Assistant Director then Director of the Planning Department. He then became Director of the Water Resources Department before retiring in 1987 after 27 years with the City of Albuquerque.

Jim is survived by his wife, Nancy Gill, his children, Steve (and Rebecca) Gill, David (and Kristiana) Gill, stepchildren Jay Innes, Julie C' de Baca, and David (and Peggy) Innes & numerous grandchildren & great-grandchildren.

A private memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 1 at Sunset Memorial Park.

A public Celebration of Life will be held at the Vineyard 55+ Community Clubhouse, located at 6118 Edith NE, Albuquerque from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm on Saturday, April 1, 2017.

Published in Albuquerque Journal on Mar. 28, 2017