Margaret P. Gabaldon passed away peacefully on October 4, 2018 in Pismo Beach. Margaret was born, December 18, 1930, to Charles and Margaret Stein in Albuquerque, NM. She was a hardworking professional with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. Her career of over 40 years consisted of working as an ER/Surgical Nurse, Research & Flight Nursing, and she retired as a School Nurse from Albuquerque Public Schools. She moved to California in 1996 to be near her son and family, the ocean, play tennis and enjoy retirement. She loved walking on the beach and spoiling her grandkids. She is preceded in death by her parents, brothers Charles & Paul and sister Dorothy. She is survived by her son Ray Gabaldon (Lori) and grandchildren Aaron & Alyssa Gabaldon. The family thanks her caregivers Christina, Eric, Johan, Andrew & John and Central Coast Hospice. There will be a Rosary at St. Patrick’s Church Chapel in Arroyo Grande on December 26, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.