Maryland Blogger: Gemmell Family Playground, Gaithersburg, Maryland

Gemmell Family Playground, Gaithersburg, Maryland

Gemmell Family Playground, Gaithersburg, Maryland


The City joins the Where Angels Play Foundation to build a new tot lot play area at Griffith Park to honor and celebrate the lives of Marie, Cole and Devin Gemmell, who were tragically killed in 2014 when a private plane crashed into their family home. The community is invited to support this project during volunteer days, September 12 through 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. A fundraiser will be held on September 14 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Quincy's Bar & Grille, and a ribbon cutting ceremony is planned for September 15 at 11 a.m. Read more here.


This is a City of Gaithersburg announcement.


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Comment balloon 6 commentsRoy Kelley • September 11 2019 02:29PM


Roy, A tragic story led to a fitting memorial and fundraiser for the tot lot play ground in remembrance of the Gemmell children

Posted by Kris Collis, Associate Broker, Professional Results you Expect 702-574-8102 (Smart Way America Realty) 10 months ago

What a terrible thing to have happened, Roy, but thankfully these deaths were not in vain.

Posted by Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor (Coldwell Banker Realty) 10 months ago

Good afternoon Roy - this is very important information to share.  I hope there is a great response.

Posted by Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes (Performance Development Strategies) 10 months ago


I love this dedication of honoring a family that died, and how wonderful to have a "tot lot".  Happy Wednesday.  A

Posted by Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy (Napa Consultants) 10 months ago

Gemmel Family Playground will be a pleasant asset for the children in your community, Roy.  Such a sad event it memorializes.

Posted by Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent (GreatWest Realty) 10 months ago

Thank you very much for stopping by. It is always good to hear from you.

Posted by Roy Kelley (Realty Group Referrals) 10 months ago