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Elizabeth Stanton Fischer Wallace


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Elizabeth Stanton Fischer Wallace Obituary
Elizabeth Fischer
Wallace
1953-2017
Elizabeth Stanton Fischer Wallace passed away peacefully in Austin, Texas on Thursday the 21st of September 2017 with her loving family at her side. She was born on the 7th of December 1953 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Marie Augusta Freeman and Stanton Pollard Fischer, M.D.
Liz grew up in the United States Army and her family was stationed in San Antonio; Bremerhaven, Germany and Fort Benning, Georgia. When her father was discharged from the Army, her family settled in Houston. Liz graduated from Memorial High School in 1971 and attended Louisiana State University where she was a member of Kappa Delta Sorority. She returned to Houston in 1974, graduated from the University of Houston in 1975 with a degree in Biology and graduated from the Memorial Hospital System Medical Technology School in 1976.
While attending LSU, Liz met Bennie H. Wallace, Jr. whom she married on October 15, 1977. They were married for 40 years and raised two sons and one daughter.
She enjoyed working as a Medical Technologist at Memorial Hospital Southwest, Memorial Hospital Memorial City, and a Houston lab. Liz and Bennie moved to Ridgefield, Connecticut in 1988 where she became a preschool teacher at My Nursery School. They moved from Ridgefield to Redding, Connecticut in 1990 where they lived until 2005 when they moved to Cedar Creek, Texas.
Liz was active in her community as a Cub Scout Den Leader, Eagle Scout Mom, a member of the Lonetown Pony Club and a member of the High School Booster Program for Football and Ice Hockey. She and her daughter, Rebecca, were members of National Charity League in Redding. She was co-founder and lifetime member of the Never Say Goodbye Club.
Liz founded TapeandMedia.com LLC with her husband, Bennie, in 2000 as a woman-owned business and served as its president until her death.
Liz had a love for family, friends and animals. She was dedicated to her husband, Bennie, their three children and four grandchildren. She had boundless energy in caring for her family, dogs and horses.
Liz was preceded in death by her father Stanton Pollard Fischer, M.D. She is survived by her husband, Bennie H. Wallace, Jr.; sons Bennie Stanton Wallace of Raleigh, NC, and Brian Alexander Wallace of San Antonio, TX, and daughter Rebecca Elizabeth Wallace Weinberg of Austin, TX; four grandchildren Taylor Marie Wallace and Madeline Jayne Wallace of Raleigh, NC, Leyah Jane Wallace of San Antonio, TX and Lucas Warren Weinberg of Austin, TX; her mother, Marie Augusta Freeman Fischer and her four sisters, Rebecca Fischer, Anne McCormack (Dan), Suzanne Wendorf (Tom) and Marie Maurice (Bob).
A memorial service to celebrate Liz's life is to be conducted at eleven o'clock in the morning on Saturday, the 7th of October in the chapel of Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church, 11612 Memorial Drive, Houston, where Rev. Rick Myers, Associate Pastor of Caring Ministries, is to officiate.
In lieu of customary remembrances, memorial contributions may be directed to the Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society, P.O. Box 632; College Station, Texas 77841-0632 or the UT Southwestern Medical Center https://donate.utsouthwestern.edu/donate-now Please designate the PAH Research Program.
Published in Houston Chronicle on Oct. 4, 2017
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