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Marti shares memories of her mother

Yesterday, my sweet mom, Betty Farrell, died at the age of 90. Still a teenager when I was born, my mom gave me the love and emotional security that allowed me to embrace life and navigate its ups and downs. She is in my heart forever. ~ Marti


Grandma Betty & Clara, 2011

My mom reading my favorite childhood book (Susan Amantha Cottonwood) to my granddaughter Clara, 2011


Bob & Betty in La Jolla, 2-11

My mom and dad the last time they were able to visit me at my California home, 2011

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  1. Jean Quam on March 2, 2017

    Marti – Thank you for sharing your memories of your mother. I can see her influence in you and your daughter and the amazing work that you do regarding mothers. I am glad that you have good memories. Jean

  2. Marti Erickson on March 2, 2017

    Jean, thank you so much for your kind message. Yes, I cherish my many memories of my mom and am grateful that I had her in my life for so many years. Best to you and your family!