Services held for Morton Galane

August 28, 2001 6:10 AM


Longtime Las Vegas attorney Morton R. Galane, who over the course of his career represented many of the city’s most prominent figures, died last week. He was 75.

Services for Mr. Galane were held Friday at Palm Mortuary Eastern. Burial was in Palm Valley View Cemetery following a 2:30 p.m. graveside service.

Mr. Galane was known for handling high-profile cases dating to Las Vegas’ formative years of the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s. His high-profile clients have included Wayne Newton and Robert Maheu.

A native of the Bronx, Mr. Galane was born March 15, 1926, and came to Las Vegas in 1952 after graduating from George Washington University.

Mr. Galane is survived by his wife, Joyce Galane of Las Vegas; a son, Jon Galane of Las Vegas; two daughters, Suzanne Duvall of Bethesda, Md., and Susan Gold of Boulder, Colo.; and five grandchildren.