Betty Walcott, 95, passed away April 26, 2021. She was born April 27, 1925 in Akron to the late Purley and Hazel Gill. Betty graduated from Garfield High School and attended Akron University where she met her husband, Donald Walcott.
Betty was an emeritus member of The University of Akron Foundation Board of Directors then served for more than a decade on the foundation’s Stewardship Committee. In 2002 she established the Betty Gill and Donald P. Walcott Endowed Scholarship, which provides academic undergraduate scholarships to deserving College of Business students. Betty was also a member of The 1870 Society and the Founder’s Club of John R. Buchtel Society. She was a former member of Women’s City Club, Fairlawn Country Club and POE, an international organization which supports scholarships for international students.
A private burial will take place at Crown Hill Cemetery in Twinsburg. To leave a special message online for the family, visit our website at www.schermesserfh.com.
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