LONGTIME BRIGHTON GROCER DIES
Rocky Mountain News
Monday, April 15, 1991
Author: GARY MASSARO ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS STAFF WRITER
Donald George Gaylor made his living feeding the people of Brighton. In return, he gave of himself to the community.
Mr. Gaylor , a lifetime Brighton resident, died April 13. He was 63.
The Rosary will be at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, at St. Augustine Catholic Church of Brighton. Mass of the Resurrection will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, at St. Augustine. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery.
Mr. Gaylor was owner and president of Gaylors Food Store, his business for 37 years.
He also was a volunteer fireman, member and past president of the Brighton Rotary Club, member of Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge No. 1586 and the Brighton Chamber of Commerce. He was past executive director of Brighton DECA and past president of Associated Grocers of Colorado.
In 1961, he was named Brighton's distinguished citizen.
Mr. Gaylor also fished, played golf, skied, gardened and raised boxer dogs.
He was born Jan. 12, 1928. He graduated from Brighton High School and attended Colorado State University for three years.
He married Wilma Seidenberg April 15, 1950, in Denver. She survives.
Other survivors include his mother, Maude Gaylor of Brighton; one daughter, Carol Ann Frey of Brighton; one son, Gregory C. Gaylor of Rock Springs, Wyo.; two sisters, Phyllis Flower of Denver and Shirley Abrames of Loveland; and four grandchildren.
Contributions may be made to University of Colorado Prostate Center, in care of Dr. Crawford, Campus Box C-319, Denver 80262.