H.M. Patterson & Son-Arlington Chapel

173 Allen Road Ne, Sandy Springs, GA


Amber Dawn Mees Gallman

February 19, 1968September 4, 2019

On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019, Amber Mees Gallman passed away at age 51 after a seven year battle with inflammatory breast cancer.

Amber was born on February 19, 1968 in Atlanta, Georgia. She received her undergraduate degree from Carlton College, her teaching certificate and masters degree from Mercer University and law degree from Georgia State University. She taught school in Atlanta and after law school was Director for DeKalb County Courts Dispute Resolution Center. In 2012, she became a full time cancer warrior.

Amber is survived by her husband, John; daughter, Kendall; parents, Rick & Jan Mees; brother, Erich Mees; sister, Angela Mees (Brian Blaich); niece, Kaitlyn Blaich; and a large and loving extended family.

There will be a private service for family. All friends & family are invited to a celebration of her life at Dunwoody Country Club from 2-5pm on Sunday, September 15th.

For those who wish, donations in her memory may be made to Recovery on Water (ROW) in Chicago or the Inflammatory Breast Cancer Research Foundation.


15 September

Celebration of Life

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Dunwoody Country Club

1600 Dunwoody Club Dr.
Sandy Springs, GA 30350


Amber Dawn Mees Gallman

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Andrew Bou

September 5, 2019

I will always remember Amber's welcoming smile, easy going demeanor, intelligent conversation, and great sense of humor. But mostly, I will always have a soft place in my heart for the generosity that she always showed to others.
The people (and dogs) of the world have lost a true gem.