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Betty Price

September 28, 1928 - December 28, 2012

Betty G. Price, 84, of Roanoke, passed away after a sudden, but brief illness December 28, 2012. She was born to Paul and Helen Griesenauer. Her life’s focus was that of a Professional Educational Consultant throughout Virginia and the rest of the United States, in the field of linguistics and reading. She was also the co-author and publisher of “See Me Read”, the Lap Book for chidren aged 3 to 5.

Betty earned a bachelors and masters degree from Hollins University. She was teaching, as well as writing, until the week before her death. Her letters to the editor of Roanoke Times were frequent and insightful.

She is survived by her sons: Paul Price and wife Liz, Blake Price and wife Michelle; brother, Buddy Griesenauer and sister-in-law, Nancy Griesenauer; and grandchildren, Sydney and Brayden Price.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 2 pm in Cedar Grove Cemetery, 809 South Henry Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Roanoke Rescue Mission, 402 Forth Street, SE, Roanoke, VA 24013 (540-343-7227).

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