L. Gay Stannard

L. Gay Stannard

unknown - October 28, 2011

Lonnelle Gay Hickox Stannard, 65, passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 28 2011. Gay grew up on Pompey Hollow Road on a farm. She loved plants, flowers gardening, herbs, antiques, traveling on bus trips, England and music.
She was a member of Aurica Herbarists and a frequent guest of the Manlius Herb society. A graduate of Cazenovia High school, she often returned to the area to make wreaths and to travel with her best friend Mary Reeve. She would also visit her cousins, Dee and Marlene Brown.
She was predeceased by her parents Jane and Lionel Hickox. She is survived by her spouse Carl, sons Kent and Ross, her brother Joel, niece Kristen and two grandchildren, Katelyn and Rowan
Gay was a free spirit who enjoyed life traveling and approached life with childlike wonder. She was a dear soul to many. A spring burial at the Stockbridge family plot is being planned by the family in the spring.


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