Gale, G. Donald, 1933-

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G. Donald Gale (born 1933) worked for over twenty years writing KSL editorials and working for other corporations as a writer. He lives in Utah.

Glen Donald Gale was born in 1933 to Mr. and Mrs. Glen F. Gale. He grew up in Salt Lake City. He dropped out of high school, but eventaully received his high school diploma in 1984 from Salt Lake Community High and went on to earn his Bachelor's, Master's, and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Utah. In 1998, Southern Utah University awarded him an honorary Doctor of Humanities. Gale served as Vice President for News and Public Affairs at Bonneville International Corporation. For twenty-two years, he wrote, produced, and broadcasted six thousand daily editorial comments for KSL. His editorials earned state, regional, and national honors. He also served on the faculties of the University of Utah and Weber State University. He is the author of a book published recently by the University of Utah Press entitled Bags to Riches. Which is about I. J. "Izzi" Wagner, a Utah businessman, civic leader, and philanthropist.

Gale serves on at least a dozen volunteer boards--from the Utah Shakespearean Festival to the Utah Kidney Foundation. He enjoyed serving as President of the University of Utah Alumni Association. He is former chair of the University of Utah National Advisory Council and currently the President of Words, Words, Words, Inc. He married Doris Jean Chipman on June 24, 1954. They have three children and live in Utah.

From the guide to the G. Donald Gale collection of KSL editorials, 1978-2009, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

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