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STURDEVAN, BETTY JEAN Aug. 9, 1924 to June 9, 2011 On Thursday morning, Betty "Baba" Sturdevan, a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away, and was at long last re-united with her beloved Garth. She had dedicated her life to both her family and the pursuit of her art, specializing in primarily water colors and pastels. She was preceded in death by her husband Garth and sister Kay, and she is survived by her four children, Kip, Kerry, Kim and Kelli, and by 8 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either the Encinitas Humane Society or Alzheimer's research.

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Published in San Diego Union-Tribune on Jun. 20, 2011.
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July 2, 2011
Full of grace, fair of face... see you in the Milky Way.

Susan Halacz-Morreal
June 21, 2011
She was always such a sweet, sunny presence in my life and the best auntie a girl could ever have. Will love her always! --Simone
June 21, 2011
This is my beautiful mother and I am grateful to God that he gave her to me. I miss you so much Mom. Love Kim
June 20, 2011
It was my honor to marry Betty's daughter Kim, the love of my life. I will never be able to repay Betty for all that she has done for me and our family.
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