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Gale Virginia Buchanan

Obituary for Gale Virginia Buchanan

January 19, 1936 - January 12, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 81


Gale Virginia Buchanan passed away on January 12, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. She was born January 19, 1936, in New York, NY to Roger and Frances Wentworth. Gale was a beloved mother and successful businesswoman. She was an early pioneer in the fitness industry, owning and operating fitness studios, most notably Purely Physical in Alamo Heights. She had a passion for life, an engaging smile, and enjoyed sharing her knowledge of a healthy lifestyle with others. To know Gale was to love her.

Gale was preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by her fiancé, Stewart Lambert; her children: Ann Buchanan and husband Rick Moore, Charles Buchanan, and Karen Singstad and husband Charles; grandchildren, Rachel Dealy and Jonathan Dealy; and her brother Bruce Wentworth and wife Elizabeth.

Her life was celebrated by family in a private ceremony.

For those that wish to, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Alzheimer's Association (

Services and Interment Will Be Private

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Porter Loring Mortuary

1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
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