Details for Gayle Tice

Former Villages resident Gayle Tice, 78, passed away peacefully Monday 9/30 surrounded by family. She lived in The Villages from 2002 to 2014.

Gayle was active in theatrical productions during her time in The Villages, participating in many ensemble shows as well as one-woman performances for various clubs and groups. She was particularly proud of her time spent as one of the Village Divas. Gayle had an extensive background in singing and dancing, having performed with the USO, dance instructing, barbershop music and vocal instruction. She was also active in various charitable fundraising groups both in California and Florida, and was a member of New Life Christian Church.

She is predeceased by her husband of 44 years, Bill Tice. She is survived by her daughter Liane Perry and granddaughter Amy Glover both of Nashua NH, stepdaughters Christine Stetz of Venice FL and Julia Lajoie of Bedford NH, her sister Joan Stratton of Bedford NH, three son-in-laws Donald, Mark and Chad, and many nieces, nephews and step-grandsons. It was her wish for it to be known that she died of COPD and Lung Cancer caused by smoking. At her request there will be no services or memorials. Any donations in lieu of flowers can be sent to the ALS Association.