Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

August 21, 2020

The Legacy of Dr. Gabriel Gallardo

It was hard to find a bigger Husky than Gabriel Gallardo. He sported three UW degrees and served underprivileged students for 27 years in the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity. Along the way, he married a fellow alum and raised a family in student housing.

“For my dad, being a Husky was not just about being a student or an educator, it was an entire family experience,” says daughter Stephanie Gallardo, a high school teacher in Tukwila. “He was a Husky to his absolute core.”

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