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Obituary: Betty Light

Betty Lou Rosenthal Light, 97, died Oct. 6, 2019.

Mrs. Light was a matriarch in Gunnison, Colorado, for over seven decades before moving to Tucson in 2013. In Tucson, she lived at Handmaker Jewish Services for the Aging.

Mrs. Light was preceded in death by her husband of almost 60 years, Dr. Mason M. Light.

Survivors include her three children, Patty (Larry) Hayes, Ken (Marcia) Light of Tucson, and Rick (Morgan), seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Private family burial services will be held in Gunnison with a community memorial service scheduled at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Mason & Betty Light scholarship fund at Western State Colorado University, P.O Box 1264, Gunnison, CO 81230, or to Handmaker Jewish Services for the Aging, 2221 N. Rosemont Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85712.