In Memoriam -- Elizabeth (Betty) Schrom (T-8), Bursa
Elizabeth (Betty) Schrom (T-8) passed away from breast cancer
on September 5, 2005, in Ortonville, Minnesota.
Betty's sister sent us [Buralarda, No. 24, March 2006]
the following which appeared in a church memorial:
Betty loved to learn and following her
graduation from high school, she attended St. Scholastica, graduating and
then attending Temple University in Philadelphia. During her time at
Temple, she attained one BA and two MAs.
After Betty's two-year stint in the Peace
Corps, she returned to Philadelphia where she taught grade school and also
served as a librarian in Laurel, Delaware. Betty loved to travel and
be exposed to different cultures. With a BA in Russian, she enjoyed
the time she took a trip to Europe and visited Russia. In her spare
time, Betty translated Russian fairy tales into English. She also
enjoyed attending the symphony and ballet.