Obituary published in Winter 2007 issue of Wheaton magazine:
Gilbert Nichols ’66 died June 18, 2005. Following a stint serving in the juvenile justice systems in Chicago; Meadville, PA; and Indianapolis, he joined the staff of Youth For Christ in the early 1970s, eventually becoming executive director of the Elkhart County (IN) chapter. In 1984 YFC honored him as National Director of the Year. Active in the community, Gil served on many local and national boards. He was preceded in death by a son; his sister, Joyce Coon ’53; and a brother, Gordon ’61. Survivors include his wife, Kathe; one son; one sister, Ruth Shenk ’58; and one brother, Lee ’63.