Tom Bayliss

Tom Bayliss, born January 20, 1920 in Los Angeles, passed away August 4, 2013 at the Bruce McCandliss State Veterans Home in Florence, CO, at age 93.

He proudly served in the US Navy Seabees during World War II in Guadalcanal, earning 2 bronze stars.

Tom is survived by a son William, a daughter Nanci Nichols, grandchildren; Jerry Nichols, Cindy Rose, and Justin, and several great grandchildren.

Per his wishes, cremation has taken place and he will be buried at sea by the US Navy in San Diego.

He was loved and will be very much missed.

Published in The Gazette from Sept. 11 to Sept. 13, 2013