Life and Experience of Pioneer Women in Wyoming

Gay Day Alcorn’s legacy continues through her daughter

The world doesn’t see many women like Gay Day Alcorn. A very well known lady in the Valley, she was larger than life with a personality like no other. Her daughter, Libbi Alcorn Nauta shared her thoughts about Gay as well as the book that Gay was finishing when she passed away. 

Editor's note: Libbi’s actual quote was “She was NOT what my grandfather Ken Day used to call, ‘A street angel and a house devil. She was genuine, what you saw was what you got”.

Gay’s love of history gave way to many journeys through the years. Libbi reminisced about their trip to England and France w...


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