Gay N. Matthews passed away on Jan. 18 at her home in Los Alamos after an extended fight against multiple myeloma. She was 63 years old. Gay was born Nov. 23, 1948, in Bartlesville, Okla. She grew up in Bartlesville and attended Oklahoma State University in Stillwater. She married Scott Matthews in 1968.
Gay and Scott lived in Houston, Texas and Idaho Falls, Idaho, before coming to Los Alamos. Gay was a homemaker and supported several church ministries with her sewing, teaching and organizational talents.
She was passionate about her family, sewing and a wide variety of handicrafts and arts and gave of her talents generously for the church, friends and family.