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Tully, Elizabeth Olson
82, of Fountain Hills, AZ and Minneapolis, MN passed away on May 30th, 2016. Preceded in death by her parents, first husband Bob, and sister Marjorie. She was a graduate of Minneapolis West High School and the University of Minnesota, where she was elected President of the Gamma Phi Beta sorority. Elizabeth worked as an elementary school teacher and later ran the firm "Selections by Elizabeth Olson," serving as a manufacturer's representative to businesses throughout the upper Midwest. She was very active in the Minneapolis Junior League, Normandale Lutheran Church, and various volunteer organizations in Edina, MN and Phoenix, AZ. She especially cherished time at the family's lake property in Nisswa, MN. She was a loving person and her family and friends will always remember her graciousness, sophistication, and sense of humor. Elizabeth is survived by husband Wellington "Duke" Tully; children Scott (Kelley) Olson, Elizabeth Ann (Jenny) Olson, and Jeff Olson; grandchildren Katherine Olson and Lucie Olson; stepchildren Mark (Wendy) Tully, Chris (Erin) Tully, and Sarah Tully; and many other family members and friends. A memorial service is being planned for July in Edina, Minnesota. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (10533 E. Lakeview Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85258) or the Great River Shakespeare Festival of Winona Minnesota.
Published in The Arizona Republic on June 19, 2016
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