Betty Vaughn
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1925 ~ 2015

Betty Vaughn was born in Bend, OR in 1925. She died April 20, 2015 at age 90 in Vancouver, WA at Angel Brook care facility. She was the youngest child of Max and Alma Vaughn. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Maxine Darby, Beverly Weatherly, and Russell Vaughn. Betty is survived by several nephews and nieces; and many friends, including her closest friend of many years, Renee Shannon.
Betty graduated from Oregon State University and did graduate studies at Portland State University and Marylhurst University.
She was an elementary school teacher in Oregon, Georgia and Vancouver, WA. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma Society and the South West Washington Association of Retired School Employees.
Betty's life will be celebrated on May 9th at 12:00 p.m. with a potluck picnic at South Ridge Community of Christ, 400 NE 179th St., Ridgefield, WA.
To those desiring, memorial contributions may be given to a charity of your choice, especially those which benefit children and animals.
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Published in The Columbian on May 3, 2015.
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May 9, 2015
What fun we had! You always kept us laughing. Miss you Much!
Mu sister, friend and colleague,
Janet Andrews
May 5, 2015
At the end, we are left with memories to help carry us through our grief. Our years of teaching together through some tough years at Marshall Elementary, top the list of my memories. Your smile, wit, and dedication to children remain fond memories for me to cherish. Renee, you now have a special 'Guardian Angel' by your side. Praying for friends to comfort you, faith to uphold you, and loving memories to heal your heart.
Judith (Fondacaro) Brown
May 3, 2015
I taught with Betty and Renee for many years at Marshall Elementary School. I loved her sharp wit and caring for children.
John Paget
May 3, 2015
Enjoyed knowing you at LSAC - Always had a smile and a good word for us all. Dean & Donna
May 3, 2015
I will always remember you smile and your singing, God bless you, your family and Renee, what a wonderful friendship you two had.
May 3, 2015
Thank you for all you did for children. Many of our fondest memories are of you and Rene.
Connie Lester-Platt
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