Detective Sergeant Frank Gill – Cranston Police

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Det. Sgt. Frank Gill

     April 9, 2010 – It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Detective Sgt. Frank Gill who passed away on April 7, 2010.Born on May 5, 1941 to the late Frank and Helen Gill of Hope, RI, Sgt. Gill proudly served the citizens of Cranston until his retirement from the Cranston Police Department in 1987.  Frank was a graduate of Bryant College, the University of Rhode Island, and Salve Regina University. Upon him and his wife Karyl moving to Sarasota, Florida, Sgt. Gill was able to spend more time on the golf course which was his passion in life.  Although playing golf was great, his love for law enforcement was even greater.  Eventually he joined the Manatee County Sheriff’s Department and worked there for 13 years before retiring with the rank of Deputy 1st class in January 2001.Besides his wife Karyl, he is survived by his son Frank Gill and step-daughters Wendy Fournier and Jody Costa.  Frank, you will be greatly missed by all of us.  Keep hitting those golfs ball straight.