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Dr. John Young Gallup Ii

November 4, 1955 — December 28, 2022

Dr. John Young Gallup II, 67, of Bel Air, MD passed away peacefully at home on December 28th, 2022. John was the devoted husband of Mary Russell Gallup for 11 years.

Born in Philadelphia, PA on November 4th, 1955, he was a son of the late Andrew Young Gallup and Margaret Allendorfer Gallup. In his childhood, John lived through out the east coast – in Burlington, VT, Johnstown, PA, Somerset, NJ, and Orchard Park, NY. At John’s secondary alma mater, Orchard Park Senior High School, he was president of Key Club, an integral member of the varsity swim team and Eagle Scout.

John attended Allegheny College in Meadville, PA, for his undergraduate education where he was a member of Phi Delta Theta Fraternity. He went on to receive his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, in Baltimore, MD. John practiced dentistry in the Baltimore area for more than 20 years; he loved making people's lives better through dentistry.

In addition to his wife, Mary, John is survived by his siblings, Harry “Toby” Gallup II (Lindy) of Bridgewater, NJ, and Pamela “Pam” McVeigh of Alexandria, VA; by his nephew Andrew Gallup, and, niece Margaret “Maggie” McVeigh, and by stepchildren, Peet Colgin and Mary Colgin, of Bel Air, MD. More than anything, John loved his family and his pets; he will be dearly missed by family and friends.

The family will be hosting a Memorial Service on Jan 16th, 2023 at 11am at Bel Air Memorial Gardens - 809 Rock Spring Rd, Bel Air, MD 21014. 

Contributions may be made to Humane Society of Harford County, 2208 Connolly Road, Fallston, MD 21047.

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