She had held numerous titles over the years at Libbey. Most recently, she was the national retail sales manager.
Known as the “Princess of Glass,” Gotthart Skeldon “never allowed her medical challenges to impair her attitude or her zest to achieve new heights,” the company said in a statement. “She is and always will be an inspiration for all of us to follow. Gretchen’s unbending courage, faith and spirit lives on as we mourn her death and celebrate her life.”
Her survivors include her husband Phil and daughter Lily.