Robert Preston Gale

Robert Preston Gale, 70, died on June 23 in Florida. Mr. Gale was a veteran of the United States Air Force, having served in the Korean conflict. He spent 30 years working as first mate and cook on various yachts.

He was predeceased by his father, Leon Gale Sr., his mother, Elva Luce Gale, and his sister, Gracie Gale. He is survived by his brother, Leon Gale Jr., and his four sons and many cousins.

Interment will be at sea in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Donations in his name may be made to the Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby.