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Joyce G. Gilson

Joyce G. Gilson, 82, passed away February 12, 2010 at Tri-City Medical Center, Oceanside, Calif. She was born September 27, 1927 in Los Angeles, Calif.

Joyce earned an AA degree at Cottey College, Nevada, Mo., and a BS at Whittier College, Whittier, Calif. She was a devoted wife, mother, and homemaker who both enjoyed reading and instilled the love of reading in her children. She was an enthusiastic volunteer for the Fallbrook Hospital Auxiliary and its gift shop, San Diego Blood Bank, Fallbrook Child Development Center and Laubach Literacy Action. She was a PEO member for over 60 years and a founding member of Chapter OC in Whittier.

She married her husband, James M. Gilson, Jr. in 1949. She is survived by her husband, son, three daughters, and six grandchildren. She will be sorely missed.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on February 20, 2010 at Fallbrook United Methodist Church, 1844 Winterhaven Road, Fallbrook.

Donations may be made to Fallbrook Child Development Center, Inc., 320 North Iowa Street, Fallbrook, CA, 92028.


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