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Donald Gaylien Jr.

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Donald Gaylien Jr. Obituary
Gaylien, Donald Jr.
Age 66, left this life on August 19, 2015, to join his heavenly father. Donald was born in Phoenix, AZ on December 6, 1948. He proudly served in the Navy and Navel Reserves. Donald was a Vietnam War Veteran, serving as a photo journalist from 1969-1971. Donald worked as a food and beverage manager in Las Vegas and Denver. He also worked for Frito Lay and Iron Mountain in Denver. Donald enjoyed hunting, fishing, cooking, music, cards, magic and many other hobbies. Those left to cherish his memory are his mother, Armida Emling, sisters Lorraine Reinhart (Jerry) and Carolyn Gaylien, nephews Jerry and Daniel Reinhart, and 2 great nephews. Donald was preceded in death by his wife of 15 years, Diana Gaylien and father, Donald Gaylien Sr. Don's humor and kind loving heart will be missed by all. A service celebrating Donald's life will be held at Advantage Funeral Home, 4141 N 19th Ave., Phoenix, on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 from 4-6p.m. The visitation will be followed by a 5:30p.m. Rosary. Burial will be at Ft. Logan National Cemetery in Denver, CO. Please leave condolences at www.advantagefunerals.com.


Published in The Arizona Republic on Aug. 23, 2015
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