Women’s Hall of Fame

May Gee

May Gee, a member of Pacifica’s City Founders, has served her community and country with dedication as a U.S. Women’s Army Corps sergeant, member of local and regional planning groups and lifelong volunteer for myriad health, education and senior programs. May’s life of service began in World War II as a welder at the Richmond Shipyard, She enlisted in the U.S. Women’s Army Corpuz in 1944, serving in army intelligence. She later worked for the Veterans Administration Hospital for 23 years while raising four children and helping her husband at their Pacifica restaurant and later their ice cream store. May’s record of service is extraordinary. She was a member of City Founders, a citizens committee organized in 1957 to incorporate nine communities to form the City of Pacifica. She has served on the Pacifica Planning Commission, North Coast Water District Board and the Selective Service Board, to which she was appointed in 1995 by then President Bill Clinton. May’s long list of volunteer work includes Adopt-A-Family, American Cancer Society, Red Cross, PTA, Second Harvest Food Bank, Mills-Peninsula Senior Focus and the Pacifica Resource Center. May believes in the Boy Scout motto to “do a good turn daily.” She gives both her time and financial support without hesitation. Her generosity and zest for life are an inspiration for us all.
*This biography and photo of the honoree was published in .

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