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JACKSON, BETTY W.
JACKSON, Betty (Betsy) Winslow 84, passed away at home in Channel Islands Harbor, Jan. 30, 2017. Born in Baltimore, Md. in 1933, Betsy graduated from Bucknell University in 1954. While at Bucknell, she met and married her husband of 43 years, Ralph B. Jackson, who served in the U.S. Navy for 10 years. They then moved to Lancaster, Calif. when Ralph joined NASA at Edwards AFB. Betsy taught elementary school for 15 years. In 1988, they retired to Channel Islands Harbor near Oxnard. She enjoyed art, reading, sailing, served as a docent at the maritime museum for more than 20 years, and was a member of the board. Preceded in death by husband Ralph, Betsy is survived by daughters: Kimberly Wahlberg, Wendy Jackson, Tracy Campbell and Kristen McGilvra,an eight grandchildren. A Celebration of Life will be held 12:30pm at Pacific Corinthian Yacht Club, 2600 Harbor Blvd., Oxnard, Sat., Feb. 18, 2017. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Betsy's name may be made to Channel Islands Maritime Museum, 3900 Blue Fin Circle, Oxnard, Calif., 93035. Betsy will be deeply missed by all those who knew and loved her.

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