Donald Gail Reese
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Donald Gail Reese
  • February 21, 1945 - January 17, 2018
  • Arizona

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Donald Gail Reese passed away unexpectedly yet peacefully with his family by his side Wednesday, January 17, 2018. Don was born in February of 1945 in Kansas City, MO to Glenva and Gail but was soon raised in Phoenix, Arizona. He earned his Masters at Arizona State University and then went to work as a Microbiologist for the Arizona State Health Department where he would work for the next 36 years. After which, he spent 10 years working as a Chemist for the City of Phoenix Water Services Department. In April 1972 Don married his college sweetheart Lanni Carter at Bethel United Methodist Church. They spent the next 45 years raising a family and loving one another. Left to cherish his memory are his wife, their sons Chris, David and Michael, their sons' wives and his grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Phyllis and brother Robert. Services will be held Tuesday,January 30th at CrossRoads United Methodist Church. Viewing will be 10-10:45 a.m. Service at 11 a.m. Arrangement entrusted to A.L. Moore-Grimshaw Mortuary.