Gail French Death – Owner of Contemporary Florist Gail French of St John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador has died. She passed away sadly on Friday 20th October 2023 leaving behind her beloved family, friends and client who will forever miss her. She was announced dead by her brother on Sunday through a post that says “At 11:05 Friday evening this beautiful lady, my sister, was taken from our family. She was fierce at everything she did…entrepreneur, athlete, coach, friend, her family and especially mother to her daughter Alison”.
What happened to Gail French?
The circumstances surrounding the exact cause of what led to Gail French’s death has not been revealed at this time. Pursuing her ambition, French underwent formal training in floral design at the esteemed University of Guelph before eventually returning to her hometown of St. John’s to establish Contemporary Florist in the year 1988. After dedicating over thirty years to crafting exquisite floral arrangements, Gail French, the esteemed owner and creative force behind Contemporary Florist, has made the heartfelt decision to step back and seek a worthy successor to inherit her legacy.
Having painstakingly built her business from the ground up and fostered a devoted clientele throughout her impressive tenure, French expressed her earnest desire to find an individual who could seamlessly carry on the proud tradition of Contemporary Florist.
Gail French Career
Her journey into the world of floristry began in the vibrant era of the 1980s, where her initial exposure to the floral industry kindled an enduring passion. Over the years, French has cultivated lasting relationships with a multitude of clients, some of whom have remained loyal patrons since the early days when Contemporary Florist first graced Military Road. Her career has been peppered with numerous milestones, including an illustrious encounter with royalty.
Notably, in 1997, she was entrusted with the honor of providing floral arrangements for the distinguished visit of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth to the cherished lands of Newfoundland and Labrador. She was a force to be reckoned and was loved by her client because of the way she carried herself.
Gail French’s obituary will be released by the family
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