Elizabeth Campbell Smith, a 56 year resident of Rancho Palos Verdes, passed away on Friday June 22, 2012. Born in Dedham, MA, Elizabeth was 81 when she died. Elizabeth was a member of St. John Fisher Church. She was a graduate of Catherine Gibbs Secretary School in Boston, MA. The highlight of her career was with Continental Airlines during the "Golden Age" 1971-1983. She later became the Executive secretary to the President of Western Federal Credit Union. Elizabeth's love of travel led her to many international destinations. She was a Trustee for the Emerald Club associated with the San Pedro Elks Lodge. Elizabeth was very devoted to her family. Elizabeth is survived by husband, George Smith; son, Mark Smith; son, Eric Smith of Saint Paul, MN; daughter, Valerie Smith; grandson Sean Smith and granddaughter Isabella Smith. She was preceded in death by parents, Ada and John Campbell and son Steven Smith. A Graveside service will be held at Green Hills Memorial Park on Tuesday June 26, 2012 at 2:00 pm.

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  1. I saw this on FB and did not think it was the same Elizabeth Smith. Thank you Rose Garcia for sending this to me. I have many memories with Elizabeth and still remember those parties at her home with all of us Western Folks laughing till the wee hours of the night. My prayers go out to the entire family. XOXOXOX

  2. Condolences to her family. She was a very classy lady and a joy to have known. She is in a much better place now. Blessings to her family and friends.

  3. I am sad to hear of Elizabeth’s death. I knew her at WFCU, and remember her as a gentle, kind and thoughtful person, always considerate, always ready to help. She was a delight to know. I am sorry she is gone.

  4. Dear Eric and Visa, I know how hard this time is for you both…..I pray that the Lord gives you the strength to get through these tough times….I know he will….If there is anything Monica and I can do…please don’t hesitate to call on us…. All our Love, Mike and Monica

  5. eric and family, my heart and prayers are with you during this difficult time. let me know if you need anything the gamboas

  6. Eric (and Family), I am sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. I am thinking of you,and pray for whatever is in your hearts.

  7. Eric, I’m so sorry to hear about your Mother’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  8. Eric and family, Thinking of you and your family during this difficult time. Please know that you are not alone. Sharing your loss with deepest sympathy. Margaret Nakamura and Edwin White

  9. Eric, i watched the beautiful video of your Mom..what a beautiful woman she was.. I am truly very sorry for your loss…rest knowing that she is with our Savior in Heaven..if you need anything please let me know..take care my friend! Denise

  10. Cousin Betty, We will miss those moments over the years when we met and shared eachothers’ company. You were our ‘link’ to Uncle Johnny and Aunt Norma and now your dear children are our link to you. We will love you, always.

  11. I watched the beautiful tribute to your mother. May you find comfort in all the good memories of her. All my thoughts are with your family in the difficult days ahead. Your friends in MN Lanae and Dave Gabert

  12. Eric, I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Take care of yourself.

  13. Eric (and family) I am so sorry for your loss. I know that words can not take away your pain at this time, just know that your friends are here for you. Love and Prayers, Sue

  14. George and I had some wonderful conversations with your Mom and I always thought she was so beautiful inside and out. I am so sorry, Eric, for you and your family.

  15. Eric, Your Mom’s video was beautiful. What a wonderful woman. I am so sorry for your loss. Take comfort knowing your Mom is at peace. My prayers are with you and your family. Your friend, Joan

  16. I am so sorry to hear this sad news. She was a wonderful person My heartfelt sympathy to you all from Brian and Susan and myself

  17. Our Aunt Betty was simply the best. My late mother Jean loved her too. We always looked forward to her visits east . She is an inspiration to us all. Eric,Visa,Valerie,Mark,Uncle George please accept our deepest sympathies. Love Tom Smith Pat Stenbeck Jean Moulton

  18. Dear Eric, My deepest sympathies to you and your family over the passing of your mother. I can certainly understand the emotions you must be going through, having lost my mother in Nov 2010. Please know that you have friends who care. Wishing you and your family strength and comfort, and hope you will always treasure the happy memories of her life with you. —Jeremy Best

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