In memory of Betty Lawrence my Air Force
Wife April 23, 1944 – November 3, 2017
Record of Service 15 October 1966 – Married to Robert Lawrence at Gimli, MB then served at the following bases: 1966 RCAF Gimli MB; 1966/67 RCAF Portage La Prairie, MB ;1967/69 CFB Moose Jaw, SK; 1969/70 CFB Portage La Prairie, MB ;1970/71 CFB Gimli, MB; 1971/73 USAF Laredo, TX; 1973/78 CFB Greenwood, NS;1978/79 CFB Cold Lake; 1979/82 CFB Baden, Germany; 1982/86 NDHQ Ottawa; 1986/90 CFB North Bay. In 1990 Major Robert Lawrence left the Canadian Forces and flew for commercial companies until 2006. In 1996 Betty and Bob moved to Wellington, Ontario. Betty and Bob have one son, David, who was born Sept 1, 1967. Throughout her life Betty enjoyed outdoor activities such as Skiing, cycling, jogging, sailing and gardening. At the end of August 2017 we learned that Betty had a cancer which killed her on Nov. 3, 2017. Our son David and I were with her in the Picton Hospital that sad morning. Betty was truly my brave Air Force Wife and my son’s loving mother. Betty was laid to rest at Mount Olivet Cemetery on November 10, 2017.
Robert Lawrence