Kentucky by Heart: Dying with grace and dignity – who is your Mary Gay Lake?

Editor’s note: This tribute appeared previously in KyForward and was used as a dedication to Steve Flairty’s book, Kentucky’s Everyday Heroes #4, published in 2015. My first remembrance of Mary Gay Lake, from a distance, was the way she dressed—sharply and in classic style. Her attire fit smartly on her rather tall and well-postured frame, and she wore her dark brown hair in a neat,...

Everyday Heroes: Dying with grace and dignity – who is your Mary Gay Lake?

The following is in tribute to Mary Gay Lake, a friend of Kyforward columnist and author Steve Flairty. Flairty is dedicating his next book, Kentucky’s Everyday Heroes #4, to Mary Gay. The book is scheduled for release in 2015.   By Steve Flairty KyForward columnist   My first remembrances of Mary Gay Lake, from a distance, included the way she dressed—sharply and in classic style....