Gayle Greer, wife of David Greer, passed away on December 24, 2021. Born in Louisville, Kentucky, on April 12, 1937, she was the daughter of Angela and Van Buren Ropke. She was predeceased by her sister, Beverly Jean Ropke. Along with her husband of 59 years, she is survived by her sister, Lynn Ropke.
Gayle graduated from Transylvania University and taught elementary school for 37 years, with her final years being spent at Cardinal Valley Elementary in Lexington, Kentucky. She was an active participant and served as an officer in the Transylvania Women’s Club. While possessing a gentle and quiet demeanor, Gayle had a strong and powerful voice when faced with issues for which she was passionate. She was an active member and former officer in the Kentucky Education Association and served many years as a delegate to the conventions. She was also an avid gardener and member of the Sycamore Ridge Garden Club in her neighborhood.
Her quiet, yet strong spirit will be missed, but felt by all who knew and loved her.
PLEASE NOTE: VISITATION HAS BEEN CANCELED FOR FRIDAY, JAN.7. 2022 BY THE FAMILY DUE TO WEATHER AND COVID. IT WILL BE RESCHEDULED AT A LATER DATE.