Gail A. McNell of Darien, a volunteer known as the “Queen of Noroton Bay,” died at home on Monday morning, June 25, after a battle with cancer. She was 61.
Mrs. McNell was born April 21, 1951, in Queens, N.Y. She was the daughter of late Robert and Joan Zimmermann. She was raised and educated in Queens and graduated from Queens Community College. During her career, Mrs. McNell spent 15 years in venture capital where she was a partner assisting the president of Foster Management Company.