Ellen Colby Bryden, 72, of Westfield, NJ passed away on Wednesday, 6/25/2014 after a short illness. Ellen was a lifetime resident of Westfield, NJ. She was educated at Columbia University and the University of Colorado. She traveled extensively and was known for her love of jazz and art. Ellen is survived by her cousin Judith Crabtree and loving family. Arrangements by Gray Funeral Home, Westfield. Go to grayfuneralhomes.com for on line condolences. Donations in her memory may be made to the Presbyterian Church in Westfield, 140 Mountain Avenue , Westfield, NJ 07090.