Elizabeth Bancroft 'Betty' Cammack
Cammack, Elizabeth "Betty" Bancroft passed away September 17th, 2019. Born and raised in St. Paul, Minnesota, Betty went to Summit School. She attended the University of Minnesota when she found the love of her life, husband of 66 years, Malcolm Cammack. Together they created a life rooted in family, surrounded by friends and filled with adventure, camaraderie, service and a love for the outdoors. Betty nurtured her family, friends and community as she did her garden, making everyone feel instantly welcome. Whether at their first home in Crocus Hill, or as proprietors of the Commodore Hotel or on the cherished family Farm, Betty was a consummate host. She generously supported many charities and organizations with her time and talent: St. Paul Academy PTA, House of Hope Church, Saint Paul Garden Club, Hope Academy, Junior League of St. Paul and St. Paul Children's Hospital. She is preceded in death by her husband, Malcolm. Survived by her six children and their spouses: Huck & Chrissie Cammack, Richie & Ann Cammack, Elizabeth "Binkie" & Greg Closmore, Deb & Rob Muller, Sally & Jack Miesen and Julie & Brigg Backer as well as her adored 17 grandchildren and five great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at the House of Hope Presbyterian Church, St. Paul MN, on Friday, October 4th at one o'clock in the afternoon. The celebration of Betty's life will continue at the White Bear Yacht Club, Dellwood, MN from three o'clock to five o'clock. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Saint Paul Garden Club Community Fund which is dedicated to improving the lives of children and adults in St. Paul. Please address donations to: The Saint Paul Garden Club & Its Community Efforts, Treasurer: Saint Paul Garden Club, 6 West 5th Street, Suite #200, St. Paul, MN 55102.
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