Gail Walsh of Cinnaminson, New Jersey died on Thursday, January 19, 2012, in an automobile accident. Gail Walsh was 57 years old and she is survived by her husband Dan and two autistic sons–Dylan, age 19, and Cody, age 16. Gail Walsh is being named an Autism Light posthumously because of her passionate work for raising money for the Greater Delaware Valley Chapter of Autism Speaks and she will be added to the Autism Light Memorial Roll.
Here is a news story on the tragedy that claimed Gail Walsh’s life:
Funeral Arrangements: Friend may pay their respects at visitation from 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at the Weber Funeral Home in Riverton, New Jersey or prior to the funeral service from 9-11 a.m. on Thursday, January 26, 2012 at the Epworth United Methodist Church in Palmyra, New Jersey.
Memorial Donations: Donations in Gail Walsh’s memory can be made to Autism Speaks, Greater Delaware Valley Chapter at their website or by mail at 216 Haddon Ave, Suite 403, Westmont, N.J. 08108.
The following news articles have been written about Gail Walsh’s accident.
- Tireless Autism Volunteer from Cinnaminson Killed in Dump Truck Crash
- Crash Victim Had Caring Nature
- 1 Dead after Dump Truck Crashes, Smothers Car with Sand
The autism community will miss the energy and example of Gail Walsh. It is the hope that as respects and honors are paid to her that others will capture that infectious desire to find a cure for autism and carry forth Gail’s unfinished work. Let’s keep our thoughts and prayers with Gail’s family at this time.
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