Age 49, loving daughter, sister, auntie, unexpectedly passed away on October 7, 2019. Preceded in death by her mother MaryAnn Nigg, who she loved and missed dearly. Survived by her father Tom Gilson; sisters, Julie Gilson, GT Gilson; brothers, Rich (Shawn) Gilson, Tom Gilson; nephews, Herschel (Karisa) Jacobson, Nate Gilson; nieces, Michelle Jacobson and Marissa Gilson; grandnephew, Maurice Jacobson and pets, Ginger and Max. Dawn was a pet lover and a big advocate for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Celebration of life on Saturday, October 19 from 12:00 Noon to 2:00 PM at Willwerscheid West-Heights Chapel, 235 W Wentworth Ave., West St. Paul.