Betty Ann Jaeger|
Betty Ann Jaeger died peacefully at home surrounded by family and friends on Dec. 9, 2012. Born Betty Ann Baker in Los Angeles, CA in 1937, she was raised in Eureka, Utah.
Betty graduated from Wasatch Academy, obtained her BS from Weber State College, and received her MA in Education. Betty's distinguished career teaching high school math included receiving the prestigious National Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Teacher Education, as well as a Distinguished Alumni award from Weber State College.
Over the years, Betty enjoyed her involvement in AAUW, book groups and was an accomplished bridge player. With a deep love of music, Betty particularly enjoyed classical music.
A curious and adventurous person, Betty traveled the world extensively. Betty loved the outdoors, was an avid gardener, golfer and had a passion for river running.
Betty is survived by her brother Brooks (Lois) Baker; her four children Bill, David (Terry), Brian (Susan), and Joan; four grandchildren, Cory, Stacey, Isaac, Aliana; and 2 great grandchildren. In addition to her family, Betty cherished numerous friendships and frequently expressed her gratitude for them.
Betty will be remembered as a kind and loving friend, sister, mother, and grandmother. Her life of adventure, curiosity, humor and courage was an inspiration and she will be deeply missed by her family and friends.
A celebration of Betty's life will be held Sunday January 20th, 2013 from 3 to 5 pm at Glendale Country Club, 13440 Main Street, Bellevue, WA. 98005.
Published in The Seattle Times on Dec. 23, 2012