Marvella Ruth Gabaldon, 82, of Brighton, passed away peacefully on August 26, 2019 at home surrounded by her children, family and friends. She was born in Denver, CO on August 27, 1936. Marvella enjoyed crocheting, embroidering, and cooking but most of all she loved spending time with her family. She is survived by her 10 children, Maravella “Wawa” Gabaldon, Anthony “Florence” Gabaldon, Rebecca “Mike” Wada, Jesse Gabaldon, Carla Gabaldon, Donna Gabaldon, Valerie “Darrin” Barros, Pete Gabaldon Jr. Lynda Gabaldon, and Kerry Gabaldon. 41 grandchildern, 53 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren, 1 brother Daniel “Henrietta” Trujillo, 2 sisters Cita Giron, Roberta Martinez and 1 step-sister Bernice Montoya. She is preceded in death by her mother Rita Trujillo, her step father John Trujillo, her father Donaciano Martinez, her sister Delia Medina and her step brother Johnny Trujillo.