Gladys Eilene Duncan


Gladys Eilene Duncan, 98, passed away peacefully on March 24, 2023, at River Valley Rehabilitation Healthcare Center. Her daughter Judy was by her side. 

Gladys was born on May 27, 1924, in Ukiah, Calif., to Daniel MClaws and Edna Black MClaws. 

Gladys lived an extraordinary life. She worked the wee morning hours at Harold’s Club as a pastry chef, played bingo whenever she could and cross-country skied into her 80’s. She lived in California, Nevada, Hawaii, North Carolina and Colorado. 

She is survived by daughters Judy (Lloyd) Wright of Del Norte, Colo., and Ann Monter of Monte Vista, Colo.; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren who all loved her very much. 

Memorial Service will be held May 27, 2023, 2 p.m. at the Pioneer United Church in Del Norte, Colo. 

Arrangements in Care of Strohmayer’s Funeral Home of Monte Vista.