Betty Miller, an 80 year resident of Manhattan Beach, passed away on Wednesday, October 5, 2011 in Torrance. Born in Arkansas, Elizabeth was 89 when she died. Betty was a well known owner/broker of Betty Miller Realty from the 70's through the 90's. She made many long time friends in the community through her social commitments. Betty with her partner Don had long time ties to the square dance and round dance communities. She enjoyed travel, having seen many parts of the world, including all of Europe and China. She was a lifelong supporter of children's causes including Smile Train and Save the Children and worked as a volunteer book reader at the library. Betty is survived by daughter, Linda Halleckson of Grants Pass, OR; six grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; five great great grandchildren; friend Don Pethley of Redondo Beach, CA; and her beloved dog "Prince". She was preceded in death by parents, John and Mae Greer. The Service will be held at Rice Mortuary on Sunday, October 9, 2011 at 1:00 pm with a reception following in the Lighthouse Reception Room until 4:00 pm. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Smile Train.

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  1. We have known Betty for a number of years having traveled with her to Cabo San Lucas, Portugal and Spain, New Hampshire plus various square dance cruises. She introduced us to square dancing. She was a beautiful person and we will miss her dearly.

  2. We owe much of our financial success to the guidance and friendship of Betty Miller. Due to another previous commitment, we were unable to attend the memorial, but our thoughts were with her family and friends.

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