Gloria was born in California, the 3rd child of 5. Gloria loved her two children and was blessed to watch her grandson grow up. Gloria was born with a gentle caring heart. During her life, she loved animals and always had a place in her soul for helping others. She would rescue different animals to give them a better life. She believed in God as her savior and in eternal life with him in Heaven. One thing she had said was if the last act she did on earth would help someone else that would be her greatest gift. This was what was on her heart when she made this decision to donate her body for science.