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All of Skagit County Since 1935
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Gloria Jean McDonald Memorial
Gloria Jean McDonald Memorial

Gloria Jean McDonald

Gloria Jean McDonald

Thursday, March 9th, 2023

Gloria Jean McDonald, age 73, a longtime resident of Bow, Washington passed away at home March 9, 2023.  She was born July 22, 1949, in Reedsburg, Wisconsin to Paul and Dorothy (Richert) Wagner.

Gloria met Doug McDonald in middle school who became her high school sweetheart, and they married July 19, 1968, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Sedro-Woolley.  Gloria was a longtime member of the North Cascades Fuchsia Society.

Gloria is survived by her husband, Doug; children, Raymond D. (Carmen Ramsey) McDonald, Russell J. (Denise) McDonald and Christpher M. (Samantha) McDonald; eight grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; siblings, Barb (Martin) VanRensum, Donna (Jerry) Greenwell, Cheryl Bates, Kathy (John) VanderPol, Becky (Mick Malcolm) Hoyle, Paul Lewis Wagner, Frank (Rachael) Wagner and Crystal Wagner; numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Ronald; sister, Paula.

A Celebration of Life will be held April 22, 2023, at the Sedro-Woolley Eagles from 1pm-5pm.  Share your memories of Gloria and sign the online guest register.


  • Sally Wipf

    Loved all the sharing of fuchsia material over the years with Gloria. I treasure all of the beautiful embroidery work that I have of hers.
    Let all of your wonderful memories of Gloria help you to cope with your loss of her. She will always be in our hearts.

  • Ryanne Vanderpol

    Gloria will be missed by all and never forgotten. Rest in peace in God’s loving care.