A well-known Zanesville doctor has died after a long illness. Dr. Gordon Gifford passed way Wednesday night around 10 at the Sunnyview Nursing Home. Gifford started his practice in Zanesville in 1956. He also served as Mayor and on City Council in late 50’s and early 60’s.
Gifford was instrumental in the city’s efforts to get land for Ohio University Zanesville. A remembrance open house will be held Sunday at the Zanesville Country Club from 2 until 5. Arrangements are being handled by The Bolin Funeral Home.