MLN-Obitoct16-14Danice Woodbury Tragale, from Mesquite, passed away on October 2, 2014 at the age of 76.  She was born on March 3, 1938 in Geneseo Illinois and is preceded in death by her parents Daniel and Myrtle Woodbury and her late husband Salvador Tragale.

She graduated from Geneseo High School, attended The University of Illinois and also The American Institute of Commerce in Davenport Iowa.

She later moved to Las Vegas  in the 1960’s, where she was an entrepreneur and wore many hats.  She worked at the Clark County Health Department, was the first female owner of a towing company, drove taxi cab, own a fire protection company and she was a partner in a mini storage company.

Later in 1999, she moved to Mesquite where she was involved in many societies including the Red Hats.

She was loved by many for her smile, kindness and generosity.  October 2nd was not a day of passing but the opening of a door to a beginning of a new journey.  She will be missed by those who knew her.

There will be a memorial service Friday, October 17 at 10:30 a.m. at the Mesquite United Methodist Church, 420 N. Pioneer Blvd.

In lieu of flowers please consider giving to the “Mesquite Cancer Help Society”.  You can call 702-346-0622 Monday – Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.