MORRIS; Elizabeth Marion “Betty” Hay
Feb. 3, 1920 ~ Aug. 10, 2013. Elizabeth passed peacefully on August 10, 2013 at Hilton Villa, Surrey, BC. She was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba to Angus and Esther Hay and lived many years in Winnipegosis until she moved to BC in 1974 to pursue a teaching career. She spent many years teaching in McBride and retired to Surrey and then Abbotsford. Betty received her Bachelor of Arts (1975) and B. Education (1977) from the University of Manitoba and was a firm believer that every child deserved a quality education. Betty was also a long standing member (over 65 years) of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Canadian Legion. Predeceased by her husband Albert “Bob” Morris; 3 brothers and her son-in-law. Lovingly remembered by her seven children, 17 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, one great- great granddaughter and many nieces and nephews. A celebration of her life will be held on Friday, September 20 at 11 am at St Andrew’s-Newton Presbyterian Church, 7147 – 124th Street, Surrey, BC. In lieu of flowers, the family would like to suggest a donation in Betty’s name to the BC/Yukon Command of the Canadian Legion at: www.legionbcyukon.ca.