Dorothy was born in Douglas, Wyoming to Harvey and Pearl Allen. She was the 2nd of 4 children. She graduated from Eugene High School. She married Donald D. Gleason on 2/12/1956. Dorothy was a fantastic cook, baker, seamstress, wife, mom, and Grammy. She was a member of Delta Zata Sorority, PEO, And Pioneer Quilters. Dorothy received a masters degree in education from the U of O. She taught high school math and science at Pleasant Hill High School for 30 years. After retirement, Don and Dorothy traveled a lot to Europe, New Zealand, Australia and RVing around the U.S. They were married for 62 years. They were a second set of parents and grandparents to many of our friends and their children.
We would like to thank Signature Hospice and the caregivers at The Rawlin for their care and compassion.
She was preceded in death by her husband Donald D. Gleason, her parents, a brother James Allen, and a sister Peggy Burgess. She is survived by a brother Harvey Allen, daughter Cindi, son Don, daughter-in-law Kathy, and granddaughter Jessica Kate Gleason. Also several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held on May 20, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at West Lawn Memorial Funeral Home.
Arrangements entrusted to Musgrove Family Mortuary. Please access the obituary and you are invited to sign the guestbook at musgroves.com.