BEATRICE SCHULTZ Beatrice Schultz, nee Golder, died peacefully in her sleep on January 13, 2014, following an 86 year life she expressed as fulfilling all her early dreams: Bea had four kids of whom she was very proud, a career as a college professor with published research and a well-recognized textbook, and a husband who was always admiring and most of the time awed. Bea had boundless energy, enjoyed discussing politics and current events, listening to music, and supporting liberal causes. Beatrice was born May 28, 1927 and raised in Philadelphia. She attended the public schools, and received a Bachelor's Degree in Music and a Master's Degree in Speech Communication from Temple University, and a Ph.D. in Speech Communication from the University of Michigan
. Her academic career included teaching and directing research for both undergraduate and graduate students at Indiana University
, Boston University, the University of Vermont, Hunter College of CUNY and the University of Rhode Island. Beatrice authored "Communicating in the Small Group: Theory and Practice", of which three editions were published. She retired from teaching in 1996 as Professor Emerita. Bea is survived by her husband of 63 years, Martin, called Mike, her four children: Claudia (Richard Thomson); Richard (Christine Montross) and grandchildren Emma and Eric; Jeffrey (Elizabeth Carman) and grandchild Kelsey; and Amy (Yoruk Isik) and grandchild Zoe.