Gay Anne Galbraith Doudoroff

Memorial services for Gay Anne Galbraith Doudoroff, 74, Lawrence, will be held at 10 AM on Friday, July 10, at Trinity Episcopal Church. Gay passed away Thursday, July 2, 2015 at her home.

She was born October 6, 1940 in Hollywood, CA the daughter of Harold W. and Frances Berenice (Smith) Galbraith.

Gay graduated from Westridge High School in Pasadena, CA. She attended the University of Oregon for two years, then transferred to Stanford where she earned a BA in Spanish in 1962. She completed a Secondary Education Credential program at San Francisco State University in 1963. She later followed up her interest in specialized counseling through study at the Shalem Institute for Spiritual Direction in Washington, DC.

She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church and St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, and of the University Women’s Club.

Gay will be remembered for many years of volunteer work at Headquarters Counseling Service, Douglas County Hospice, Episcopal Diocese of Kansas Commissions (World Mission, Discernment), as well as with various local agencies from 1965 to the present. She was honored with the Wallace Galluzzi Volunteer Award in 1993. Gay was an accomplished weaver and enamelist, and she sketched scenes and architectural details in pen and pencil on her many travels.

She married Michael Doudoroff in 1963 in San Marino, CA. He survives of the home.

Other survivors include one son, Martin Doudoroff, New York City; daughter-in-law, Alexandra Rosin, New York City; and sister-in-law, Jennifer Abbott, Albuquerque, NM.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to Headquarters Counseling Center of Lawrence, Visiting Nurses Association/ Hospice of Douglas County, or Christian Healing Ministries, Jacksonville, FL, and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.


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