Rubetta Gale Palan, of Washington, passed away peacefully Feb. 22. She was born and raised in St. Louis, Mo., and moved to the Washington area after college with her husband and high school sweetheart, Perry, to raise their children. Rubetta was an enthusiastic and dedicated early childhood educator.
Rubetta is survived by her husband, Perry; her children, Felicia, Michael and Stephen; and her grandchildren, Chloe, Skyler, Nina, Owen and Olive. Services entrusted to Sagel Bloomfield Danzansky Goldberg Funeral Care.