August 31, 1934 ~ January 18, 2021

Born in: Providence, Rhode Island
Resided in: Bellflower, California

Elizabeth Louise Brennan, “Bettylou”, passed away on January 18, 2021 at the age of 86. Born in Providence, Rhode Island, Bettylou was raised by parents Robert and Ruth Alexander (Boyle) along with younger brother James in Iowa and Missouri before the family moved to Los Angeles.

Bettylou married Jack Brennan in 1958. They were married for 11 years until his untimely passing in 1969. Bettylou was a long time Los Angeles County resident.

Bettylou loved to write and spent countless hours writing throughout her life. She also loved to travel and had the opportunity to visit Japan when she worked as an executive secretary with the United Nations. Later in life she was able to visit Italy, to her heart’s joy. She was also a lover of animals, especially her cat Buster Boy.

Bettylou is survived by her brother James Alexander, nephew Scott Alexander, niece Debra Carignan and four great-nieces and nephews. Emily, Sean, Genae, and Adam. She will be laid to rest next to her late husband Jack at Pacific Crest Cemetery in Redondo Beach, California.

Elizabeth Brennan Zoom Recording

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I should have told you one more time,

‘I love you oh so much.”

We should have taken one last walk

And looked at stars and such.

But now you’ve gone and left me.

My smiles have turned to tears.

But death can’t steal the things we’ve shared

Throughout these last few years.

We used to talk about little things.

Like how our days have been.

So now we’ll have to take good notes

‘Til together once again.

I’ll walk with you again some day.

Who knows when that may be?

I’ll watch the stars and see your love.

I know you wait for me.

                                                                                         ~ Blanche Bischoff – Eau Claire, Wisconsin



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