Gaylynn Goodlett Reiter
June 5, 1963 –
April 3, 2022
"Excellent customer service, they made you feel like you were their only customer. Very helpful and explained what we should expect during the process. They basically took care of our needs during this time. They contacted DFW National Cemetery for us which made it a smooth experience. Definitely will use them again."
"I was amazed how professional the team at Aria Funeral Preston Dallas Texas are. They guided me through the process and my options of their services that they offered for my mother. They are compassionate, caring, calm, good listener, efficient and did an excellent job! Thank you!"
"If I could give 6 stars I would. Aria made a difficult easier to deal with by basically taking care of everything in an efficient but very empathetic manner. I can speak highly enough of Dusty Martin, who helped us with all of the planning and logistics. He was incredibly understanding and helpful."
"Nothing prepares you for the grief you go through when losing a child. I called this funeral home at 2:00 am broken and could barely talk. The amount of compassion and empathy they showed me immediately let me know I found the right place to cremate my son. I cannot thank them enough for their professionalism, SINCERE concern, and commitment to making sure my son was honored in the most respectful way. I hope this Funeral home values her as much as my family and I do."
"Wayne and Staff, thank you for taking care of the arrangements for our mom, Exter McGee and our dad, Philip McGee. You have been great to work with during such a difficult time."
"On behalf of my family, I wanted you to know how much we appreciate your handling of my husband's final arrangements. Wayne Baxter assisted & guided us through the entire process with such care & compassion. Don't know what we would have done without him! Sincerely, Colleen Elledge"
"I can’t say enough about how helpful and professional Dusty Martin, the funeral director at the Aria Cremation location on NW Highway has been. From my initial call, he was kind and informative. My friend died at home while on hospice and she was picked up in about an hour after receiving the call from the hospice nurse. The person who arrived to pick her up was also very professional/respectful and allowed us to take as much time with her as we wished. When I met with Dusty the next day about arrangements, he explained the process and options available without being pushy or trying to “sell” extras. Throughout the process, he kept me informed and, for example, was careful to be certain I understood the cost of the obituary I wanted and offered some options for reducing that cost if I wished. When I stopped by for another reason and started talking about some of the problems I was having with the pictures and media I hoped to use at a memorial lunch I was planning, he not only listened patiently but offered technology advice and let me use his personal media player. I have had experience arranging cremations for four others using two other local companies, and this experience with Dusty at Aria has been by far the best one I have had."
"My Daddy’s service and our family experience at Aria Northwest Highway was truly blessed. Funeral Director Dustin Martin is the kind of person that you would like to see on a more regular basis – but in his industry – you hope to not see him that often. That being said – THANK YOU DUSTIN for your unending kindness, compassion and friendship through the process. Meeting you and discussing Dallas History, Find A Grave and my Dad’s lifelong contributions to the great City of Dallas was simply wonderful! In memory of my dad James A. Dodd, Sr. – I want to personally thank you and let you know that you made everything better in that moment. Your calling to “Be There” is spot on. Aria has a one in a million guy in you! Bling Blinky of TEXAS Shout Out: God Bless You!!"
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Prayers to The Family. That was a lovely Portrayal of Gaylynn and Her life. What an impressive Woman She grew up to be.
Gaylynn and I were friends in high school. Many fond memories of cruising White Rock Lake and Forest Lane! I have one special memory that is an example of the kind of person you have described. My father passed away in March of our senior year at BA. Of all the friends I contacted on the day that it happened, the one that dropped everything, came right over and stayed several hours, was Gaylynn. We lost touch after our freshman year of college but that memory has always stayed with me. I’m very sorry for your loss.
My condolences to Monty and family.
~~Janette Yosten Hess
Kevin – thank you for the kind words and sharing your remembrance of Gaylynn.
Bambi – Thank you for the sharing your lovely memory of Gaylynn.
Janette – thank you for thinking of us during this difficult time.
Hi Monty. I’m so sorry to hear this news. Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you and your Family. Please take care and be well.
Greg and Diana Woods
Greg and Diana – thank you so much for the support and prayers during this difficult time.
Monty, We were so saddened to hear about Gaylynn. She was always so sweet and caring everytime we had a conversation or met in person. She always remembered my birthday and made it a point to email me. She will be missed.
Joanne – thank you so much for the kind words and memory of Gaylynn – it means so much to me.
So sorry to hear that Gaylynn passed away. She always had a smile and brought joy into the world. Please accept my sincere condolences.
Shannon – thank you so much for your kind words and I know she thought a lot of you. Take care.