Tragic passing of Esperance local man, Peter "Windy" Gale

tributes are flowing on social media


Sean Lindsay

8 April 2019

Sean Lindsay

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The Esperance community, especially farmers across the region, are mourning the sad and tragic death of Peter “Windy” Gale who died after a fatal quad like crash on his Myrup farm on Saturday night.

The popular 51-year-old was rushed to hospital at around 7:30 pm on Saturday evening but tragically passed away soon after.

Mr. Gale was well known around town as the local Landmark livestock agent.

He was remembered fondly on social medial with several groups and organisations from town posting touching tributes to “Windy” and his family.

Munglinup Bushman’s Association:

The MBA extend Our Deepest Sympathy to Emma and the Gale family on the tragic loss of Peter (Windy) Gale. Windy was always the jovial fella in the big hat, who had a smile for everyone… Windy you will be sorely missed but remembered so fondly by all who met and knew you. RIP 

Newtown-Condingup Football Club:

On behalf of the NCFC committee, playing group and supporters, we would like to extend our deepest sympathy to Emma and boys and the Gale family on the tragic loss of 'Windy" Peter Gale.

Windy, we are going to miss that big smile, infectious laugh, fantastic humour, your big hat and having a beer and joke with you on Thursday nights. You where one of a kind and one of the nicest blokes we had the pleasure of having at our club. You are going to be sorely missed and fondly remembered by all. RIP Windy.

Landmark Esperance:

It is with great sadness that we advise of the sudden and tragic passing of our beloved and cherished friend and colleague - Peter ‘Windy’ Gale…Windy has faithfully served Landmark for an incredible 29 years. He was one of the most professional members of the entire livestock industry – Being highly regarded and respected by all who came to know him.

Our sincere condolences and deepest sympathy go out to Emma and her boys, Windy’s family, Neil & Maureen Brindley and everyone who was lucky enough to be blessed in knowing such a genuine, loving and jovial man.

Landmark Esperance sincerely appreciate and thank everyone for their well wishes and support through this difficult time. His infectious smile and loving nature will be sadly missed by a magnitude of people far and wide.

A funeral date for Mr. Gale has not yet been announced.

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