Betty is survived by her five children: Joan (Michael), Jim (Karen), Laughlin, Jack and Kathy–semicolon– three grandchildren: Loretta, Tammy and Roxanne–semicolon– and three great grandchildren: Riley, Hunter and Ella. Betty grew up in Mossbank, Saskatchewan and graduated from the University of Saskatoon with a degree in library sciences. She enjoyed a long and fulfilling career as a teacher librarian and had many happy years of retirement. She will be fondly remembered by her family, friends and former students. She was predeceased by her husband Mel in 2009.