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Gayle Hays

Aspen Times Staff Report

Longtime Aspen resident Gayle Hays lost her four-year battle with cancer in Denver on March 13. She was 54 years old.

Hays moved to Aspen in 1967. She loved the outdoors, hiking, her son and husband, and especially her dog. She had a perpetual zest for living and a permanent smile on her face and in her heart.

She is survived by her son, Jesse Zucco; husband Vince Galluccio; sister Sandra Ryan; brother Wayne Hays; mother Helen Hays; and dog Sam.

A celebration of her life and spirit will be held at 5 p.m. Friday at the Two Rivers Cafe in Basalt.

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