Judith Aveline Gaugler, a former Ridgefielder who was active in real estate, died Dec. 20 after a long illness surrounded by family. She was 77.
She was born Dec. 22, 1934 in Evanston, Ill. to James and Aveline Butler. She attended the University of Colorado at Boulder, graduating in 1956 with a B.A. in interior design. She went on to become a flight attendant with United Airlines and then Pan American, traveling the world before marrying Jack E. Gaugler in California.