Former CVC President Carole Moody Gorman Dies from Pancreatic Cancer
Founder of the St. Louis Attractions Association and driver of tourism for St. Louis.
Carole A. Moody Gorman, an executive of the St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission (CVC) )for 30 years and the founder of the St. Louis Attractions Association passed away after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. She is the husband of Thomas Gorman, an executive in the St. Louis advertising industry, mother to Tracy Gaffney, mother in law to Michael Gaffney and their grand children.
Mrs. Gorman had a tremendous impact on the tourism business in St. Louis and rose to the position of President of the CVC before retiring in 2006.
She was the driving force behind the development of the Attractions Association and scholarship is given in her honor every year to a student in the hospitality industry.
The Gormans were residing in Brentwood at the time of her death.
The celebration of her life will take place today (Friday, August 10) at Immacolata Church, 8900 Clayton Rd., in Richmond Heights from 4-7 p.m. The funeral will be held Saturday at Immacolata August 11 at 11 a.m. Contributions to the Cancer Support Community will be appreciated. Memorials in Carole’s name should be sent to the charity at 1058 Des Peres Rd.,St. Louis, MO, 63131.