Ginger passed away May 13, 2020 from Covid-19. She graduated from Cambridge High School in Cambridge, Ohio in 1965, where she was a cheerleader and Homecoming Queen.
She moved to Indianapolis with a girlfriend and worked at RCA. The day before her 18th birthday, she met her future husband, David. It was a short romance and in 1975, she moved to Chicago.
Ginger landed a position as Executive Secretary at the Chicago Board of Trade. After a few years, she moved to Print and Promotional Modeling. This included modeling at the Merchandise Mart and other promotional venues. Ginger eventually started her own Modeling Agency, “Ginger of Chicago”, so she could control all aspects of each show.
In 1985, she reconnected with her future husband, David, and they’ve been together in love and marriage ever since.
Ginger’s last “fashion show” was the Premier International Fashion Show at the fairgrounds in Indianapolis. She served on Mayor Steven Goldsmith’s task force for Neighborhood Development. Ginger finished her college education with a Bachelors Degree with honors in Sociology at the age of 49 and her career as a contractor for Indiana Bell/Ameritech, as a Wellness Director.
She will be remembered for a smile that would light up a room, her infectious laughter, soft voice, and a great love and loyalty for friends and family.
Ginger is survived by her mother, Patricia Custer (93); husband, David Comrie; siblings, Robert, Kelly, Casey, Susie, Beverly, Julie, Sonya and Melissa; and many nephews and nieces, as well as, Gracie her 16yr old Bichon Frise.
Ginger was preceded in death by her father, Robert Custer, Sr.; and her and David’s son, Jeff Combs 1966-1991.
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