Obituary: Mitchell “Don” Gill

Mitchell “Don” Gill, 77, of Cascade
Posted at 2:49 PM, Sep 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-03 16:49:26-04

Mitchell “Don” Gill, 77, of Cascade passed away on August 27, 2020, at Peace Hospice in Great Falls. Don was born on February 13, 1943, in Tyler, TX to Elmer and Zell Gill.

Don was the oldest of two boys (brother, Craig), raised by Zell after Elmer was killed in an auto accident when Don was just three years old.

Don married the love of his life, Barbara, on July 1, 1967, and they moved to the Cascade, MT area with their two sons and grandson in July of 1984. Don and his family built their dream log home in the Upper Andy Creek area near the canyon south of Hardy Creek, MT and lived off the grid for more than 33 years. Don was a career optician and owned his own optical business in Tyler for 15 years prior to relocating to Montana.

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