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Elizabeth A. Erickson Clinton


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Elizabeth A. Erickson Clinton Obituary
May 7, 1929 - February 10, 2017 Elizabeth, known as Betty to her friends, went home to be with her Lord and Savior. Born in Los Angeles to Swedish parents, Kristina and Eric Erickson. Betty graduated from Hollywood High School in June of 1947. In July, 1948 she married Donald Clinton, the youngest son of Clifford and Nelda Clinton, the founders of Clifton's Cafeterias a Los Angeles Landmark. It was a marriage that would last 68 years and have many rewards. As newlyweds, they settled in the Los Feliz district. There they raised 4 children: Michael, Janet Elizabeth (Decker-Oppenheim), Grant, and Robert and lived in the same house for 65 years until downsizing and moving to Pasadena. She was a grandmother of 8 and great grandmother of 12. She is survived by her husband, Donald, and her four children. Elizabeth passed very suddenly. Her wish was to be cremated with her ashes spread at sea. A private family memorial service has already been held. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Feb. 20 to Feb. 26, 2017
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