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Obituaries

Magazine article Editor & Publisher

Obituaries

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John Gale

72, Died June 23

FORMER FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF FOR THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Gale, who joined The Associated Press in London in 1955, died from complications of Alzheimer's disease. In 1965, as a reporter for the AP, he was granted what was to be the final interview with former Prime Minister Winston Churchill before his death. Gale became bureau chief in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1965 and left to become bureau chief in Amsterdam, Netherlands, in 1971. In 14 years as head of the Amsterdam bureau, Gale extended and modernized the AP's Dutch-language service. In the early 1970s, he covered the revolt of Moluccan exiles who took schoolchildren hostage in the Netherlands to protest the inclusion of their home island as part of Indonesia. In 1980, he covered the abdication of Queen Juliana in favor of her daughter Beatrix.

Grace Mary Ivers Gallivan

84, Died June 20

WIFE OF FORMER PUBLISHER OF THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE

Gallivan, married for 62 years to former Tribune Publisher John W. …

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