Carl Thomas Gilcrest, fondly known as Tom or Tommy, passed away at the age of 76 from complications of Alzheimer’s disease on April 4, 2021. He attended Kent State University earning a degree in Architecture and then served in the Vietnam war as an Air Force pilot and retired as Captain of America West Airlines in 2004. Tom had the good fortune to put his college degree to work after retirement. He excelled in renovating various properties and his attention to detail served him well.
Always known as the quiet one, Tom was a good and kind soul. He is survived by his wife Diane (Diney), his Sisters Hannah Jaspert, Thomasville Ga. Terry Ulstrom, Desdemona, Texas, his brother Jack Gilcrest, Scottsdale Az.as well as several nieces and a nephew.
A celebration of Tom’s life will be held at a later date. Memorial Donations in the memory of Tom can be made at the Alzheimer’s Association of Colorado, 455 Sherman St. Suite 500, Denver, co.80203 or a charity of your choice.