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“Fay, Heaven has gained a sweet angel in you and you will be forever missed by all that have met you. A sweet, spicey lady that we all adored. May...Read More »
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FAY CATHERINE (FOLEY) GAYLORD September 25, 1932 ~ September 24, 2015 Fay Catherine Gaylord, beloved, feisty, and headstrong, passed away on Thursday, September 24, 2015, one day before her 83rd birthday. She had suffered a stroke six weeks earlier. She was born in Spearfish, South Dakota on September 25, 1932 to William and Madeline Foley.In life first and foremost she loved her family. She also enjoyed cooking, fishing, traveling to Montana, quilting, and shopping for that ever elusive bargain at garage sales. Not necessarily in that order.She is survived by two sisters, Dorothy Butz her "forever friend" and Fern Austin, her twin. She has left behind her loving and adoring children: LeeAnn (Marvin) Hadaller, Lura (Kenneth) Taylor, Neil (Bernie) Gaylord, Monte Gaylord, and MaryAnn (Dave) Akerly; 27 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Neil (1995); parents, William and Madeline Foley; two sisters, Patsy Ussary and Nellie Kaldor; two brothers, Bill and Larry Foley; and two grandsons, Jeremy Hadaller (1979) and Wayne Vigre (2004).The family would like to thank the caregivers at Legacy Salmon Creek and especially Community Home Health Hospice for these last six weeks. You have helped us so much with Mom's last wishes of "Being Home"A "Celebration of her Promotion" will be held Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 3p.m. at Evergreen Memorial Gardens at 1101 NE 112th Avenue, Vancouver, WA.Please sign Fay's Guest Book at www.columbian.com/obits.

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