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Mary Smoot Gillick Nov. 14, 1935 – Nov. 11, 2012

Mary Smoot GillickHeartfelt condolences go out to the family and friends of past Seldovia resident Mary Gillick who lost her life in a motor vehicle accident which occurred on the Seward Highway on November 11, 2012.  She leaves her husband, Charles, two daughters, a son, a step-daughter, seven grandchildren and two step-grandchildren. Charles was also seriously injured in the accident and is recovering at home in Soldotna. The Gillick’s moved to Seldovia in 1994 and left in 2009.

A celebration of Mary’s life will be held at a later date.

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Our Deepest Sympathy Goes out to the Gillicks

by Jenny Chissus

The community sends our thoughts and prayers to the many friends and family of past Seldovia resident Mary Gillick, who passed away as a result of a car accident on the Seward Highway yesterday, November 11, 2012.

Mary’s husband Chuck, is being treated at a hospital with life-threatening injuries.  Our prayers go out to Chuck and his family, and our thoughts go out for his care and healing.

Article below taken from KTUU’s website:

By Jessica Ridgway, Channel 2 News
11:52 a.m. AKST, November 12, 2012
ANCHORAGE, Alaska—

The couple involved in the fatal collision Sunday afternoon has been identified by Alaska State Troopers.

Charles Gillick, 78, of Soldotna, was driving southbound on the Seward Highway with passenger Mary Gillick, 76, of Soldotna. Charles was driving a beige 2004 Ford F-150 when he drifted off the road and struck an embankment near mile 39. The vehicle sustained extensive damage to the front end.

Troopers from Girdwood, Cooper Landing, and the Girdwood Bureau of Highway Patrol responded to the scene along with Moose Pass Fire and Emergency Medical Services resources and LifeMed helicopters.

Mary Gillick was pronounced dead while en route to a local area hospital. Charles Gillick was transported to a local area hospital for life-threatening injuries.