Grants, New Mexico resident Wallace Gold passed away August 20, 2020. He was born on April 10, 1932 in San Luis, Colorado, son of the late Eppy and Margaret Gold.
Mr. Gold was an educator retiring from New Mexico State Schools after thirty-six years of service.
He was a member of several professional associations and attained both a Bachelor and Master’s Degree.
His first degree was from St. Michael’s College in Santa Fe, New Mexico with a concentration in Language Arts.
The second degree was from Highlands University, Las Vegas, New Mexico with a major in School Administration.
Mr. Gold had training in the medical field after serving his country from 1952-56 in the Navy and Marine Medical Corps during the Korean War. He served with the 3rd Marine Division in Asia.
He was pharmacy technician and line medic and had a Class A medical service school from San Diego, California.
His favorite subjects were philosophy, chemistry, and English.
He learned accordion at an early age along with two other brothers and loved the instrument. He enjoyed attending U.S. and World Championships.
The mountains were what he enjoyed the most, and he was an avid fly fisherman who tied his own flies. He loved coming home during the summer.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Eppy and Margaret Gold; his sister: Sera (Williams) McCaig; brothers: David (Mary) Gold, Harold (Veronica) Gold.
He will be missed by his several nieces, nephews, cousins and family.