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Elizabeth Catherine "Betty" Trumbly

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Elizabeth "Betty" Catherine Trumbly April 12, 1921 - Jan. 6, 2013 Betty was born in the Cottage Hospital in San Rafael, a third generation Californian. Growing up in San Anselmo, she attended St. Anselms, Tamalpais High, and graduated from San Rafael High School. After a year at College of Marin, she went to work as a secretary at PG&E. Betty had a special love of wildflowers and hiking the Marin hills. Betty was predeceased by her loving husband Howard, and her sons William and Douglas (Joyce) Trumbly. She is survived by her sons Robert (Bernadette) of Toledo, OH and Daniel of San Rafael, CA, and daughter-in-law Joyce Trumbly of Cotati, CA. She is also survived by grandchildren Stephen (Maria), Liam, Adrian, and David Trumbly, Tina Fountaine (Theros), and James Clark (Josie), along with 7 great-grandchildren. Betty's life was enriched by her companion Bob Johnson, her niece Joan Richardson, and friend Alba Rodas. Betty will always be cherished for the love and devotion she showed for all her family and many friends. Services at Mt. Tamalpais Cemetery, January 18th at 2:00 PM, 2500 5th Ave. San Rafael, CA 94901. Reception to follow at Deer Park Villa, Fairfax.
Published in Marin Independent Journal from Jan. 11 to Jan. 16, 2013
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