A Whitsundays family has lost its matriarch
When the Harveys stopped off at Hamilton Island on their trip across the Pacific for provisions all those years ago, they couldn't have dreamed they'd make the Whitsundays their home, but they did and the family business Hamilton Island Watersports was born
Sadly, Gail Harvey has passed away recently but her 72nd birthday will be remembered this Sunday on the Island
I spoke to Sharon Smallwood on 4MK this morning about one of the great characters who've helped make The Whitsundays what it is today
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Also a successful author, "GG" will be remembered as one of the "bright lights" of the region.