Gailyn Lee Waldron |

Gailyn Lee Waldron

Gailyn Lee Waldron

Aspen, CO ColoradoGailyn Lee Waldron, 55, died Monday, July 30, peacefully, after a courageous eight-year battle with cancer.

Gailyn was born in Bradford, Pa., on Oct. 10, 1951. She is the daughter of Joan and Jerome Weinberg.Gailyn lived in Aspen for more than 35 years. She loved the mountains and rivers, and was known as an open-hearted spirit who loved life and spent her career developing socially conscious projects. Gailyn was an accomplished pilot, architect, interior designer and participated in many triathlons. For many years, she worked with the teachings of ancestral spirits and shamanic healings. Recently, Gailyn worked for Threshold Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides community rehabilitation services to children and adults who have cognitive, mental and physical disabilities, or are socially disadvantaged. Gailyn was committed to serving others and providing meaningful service options for individuals less fortunate. Gailyn always believed in promoting self-determination.

Gailyn was very professional and a great friend. Her giving spirit was always there to lend a helping hand to others when needed.Gailyn was a very private person, but all of us who knew her, knew of the love she had for the mountains and her dog, Jazz. She embraced all of life with her strength and spirit.

Gailyn was a gifted, loyal and hardworking woman. Her giving spirit and her good sense of humor will live on in our hearts forever.A private memorial service will take place at 9 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 9.