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Elizabeth J. Brainard


1927 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Elizabeth J. Brainard Obituary
November 17, 1927 - May 22, 2016 Elizabeth grew up in El Cajon east of San Diego. Her parents were Andrew L. and Erna S. Ballantyne. Her father had emigrated from Scotland through Ellis Island. Her mother was born in Seattle, Washington to German immigrants. She was preceded in death by her husband Earl H. Brainard (1994), and her son Brian R. Brainard (1983). She is survived by her daughter Carol A. Brainard, her sister Erna L. Jackman, her sister-in-law H. Lois Brainard, extended cousins along with nieces and nephews and many dear friends. Elizabeth died on Sunday, May 22, 2016 with her daughter and extended friends at her side. She attended San Diego State University (BA) and USC School of Social Work (MSW). She had a full career as a social worker in the Los Angeles area, retiring from North County Regional Center. She loved the outdoors and spent time hiking and camping. Elizabeth was a gifted seamstress and loved to travel. Memorial Service 11:00AM, Friday, June 3, All Saints' Episcopal Church, 504 N. Camden Dr., Beverly Hills 90210. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to All Saints' Episcopal Church, John Wayne Cancer Institute, Nazareth House Los Angeles or USC School of Social Work.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from June 1 to June 3, 2016
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