Age 91, passed away on July 10, 2019 in Kalamazoo. She was born in Woodford, Wisconsin on January 14, 1928, the daughter of Cecil O. and Edith L. (Maaske) Gilmore. She was married on December 20, 1947 to James A. Clifton. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her youngest son, Douglas and her sister, Ruth Hansen. Faye leaves to cherish her memory her children, Margaret Ruth, Peter James and Catherine Faye (J.D. Smith), and her beloved grandchildren, Paige Catherine Clifton-Steele, Clifford Smith and Daniel James Clifton. In accordance with her wishes, cremation will take place and a gathering to celebrate her life will be held at The Fountains at Bronson Place on Sunday, July 21, 2019 from 1 to 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice related to the environment, animal welfare or human rights. For Faye's full obituary and to share a condolence message, please visit www.joldersma-klein.com.