Louisa Priscilla Gallagher Louisa Priscilla Gallagher; loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away at home, age 95 on October 4, 2016. Lou was a Long Beach resident for over fifty years. She was born June 10, 1921. Lou was a beloved and respected teacher in the ABC School District for twenty years. She was a graduate of the University of Nebraska, USC and Long Beach State. She earned a lifetime membership in the PTA. She volunteered at Rancho Los Alamitos, was a docent for the Long Beach Art Museum, member of the California Retired Teachers Association and was active in Eastern Star for 60 years. Louisa is preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Thomas Gallagher, daughters Marilou Lords, Sharon Miles and Linda Ris, and is survived by adult children Scott Conner, Patricia Cates, and Tom Gallagher III. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be given to St. Luke's Episcopal. Service and reception will be held at St. Luke's Episcopal Church of Long Beach at 3:00PM on Sunday, October 23, 2016. Please sign the guest book at www.presstelegram.com/obits .
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