Juneau resident Gail A. Haynes, 84, passed away May 2, 2022, peacefully at home, with family by her side.
Gail was born April 1938 in Columbus, Ohio, to Louise and Fred. She would later be adopted by “Dad” Leo, who was in the USAF. After she graduated from Romulus Central High School in New York, they traveled to England. Upon return to the U.S., she began a lifelong commitment to education. She attended The Ohio State University, while working as a student assistant for the Board of Trustees. Then she worked at the Charles Ellis School for Girls, in Pennsylvania, where she worked her way up from Assistant Dean to Acting Dean. She joined the USAF and was an officer candidate, stationed at Offutt Air Force Base, where she worked in the Civil Engineering Dept. She was also a proud member of Angel Flight, a group of women whose purpose was to promote the USAF.