February 25, 2021
On January 27, 2021, Donald Gifford, loving son, brother, and uncle, passed away at the age of 85.
Don was born on October 14, 1935 in Grand Junction, Colorado to Milton and Blanche (Gray) Gifford. Don graduated from Garfield High in 1954.
He served in the U.S. Navy, which afforded him many adventures traveling outside the country that he so enjoyed telling stories about in his later years. He also enjoyed his years with the U.S. Forest Service, working and living all over the Pacific Northwest.
Don was preceded in death by his parents and his four siblings, and survived by several niec...