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COHEN, Elizabeth Ann

COHEN - Elizabeth Ann
Age 49, known as Betsy, died March 3, 2014 in Missoula, Montana. Daughter of Deborah and Gary Cohen of Amherst, graduate of Amherst Central High School 1982, Hobart-William Smith Colleges 1986 and The University of Montana School of Journalism 1996. An award-winning journalist, accomplished equestrian and friend-maker extraordinaire, in addition to her parents, Betsy is survived by her partner Michael Gallacher of Missoula; brother Jonathan Cohen and sister-in-law Clara of Saratoga Springs, NY; brother David Cohen and sister-in-law Norah of Buffalo; Walter Gallacher and his wife, Sarah Hess of Glenwood Springs, CO; Patrick Gallacher of Glenwood Springs, CO; Daniel Gallacher and his wife, Cynthia Ford, of Missoula, MT; many uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews on both Betsy's and Michael's sides of the family; and a countless number of devoted friends. Betsy's obituary and other articles by and about her can be found at A private memorial is planned for later this year. A fund in Betsy's name to support internships in journalism has been established at the University of Montana. Donations can be made to the UM Foundation, P.O. Box 7159, Missoula, MT 59807-7159.

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