Gail Ruth Foy (née Brownlee)

Gail Ruth Foy (née Brownlee)

February 23, 1941 – March 27, 2020
Age 79 of Minnetonka, passed away peacefully in her sleep March 27, 2020 in Minnetonka, Minnesota. Gail was born in Jersey City, New Jersey to John E Brownlee and Anna May (VanDuesen) Brownlee on February 23, 1941. She was a graduate of Edina High School and attended St Catherine College in St Paul, Minnesota. She married Thomas Foy on October 31, 1959 in Minneapolis, MN. She was foster parent extraordinaire for twenty years to 35 foster children. She worked for Bloomington Public Schools for ten years as an instructor in math and reading. Preceded in death by her parents John and Anna May Brownlee. She is survived by Thomas Foy, her loving husband of 60 years; Children (and spouses): Robert (Amy), David (Shelly), Richard (Geri), Christina (Eric) Jensen, Tamaleah Sargent, Marcia (John) Milne; Brother John Bruce Brownlee, 15 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. A special thanks to the Stevens Residence staff and care givers for their loving and compassionate service. A Celebration of Life Service will be announced when socially possible. (Published in the Star Tribune on April 5, 2020)