Elizabeth J. Tuft

Elizabeth J. Tuft, known to her friends as Betty, died on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, in Palm Coast, Fla., with her family by her side. She was 87.

Mrs. Tuft was born on Sept. 17, 1926, in Schenectady, N.Y. She lived in Guilderland Center until 1983, when she retired to Florida.

She was married to Roy E. Tuft for 66 years. Their marriage ended only with his death.

Mrs. Tuft is survived by her daughter, Joy Sacco, and her husband, John; her grandchildren, Timothy Graves, Scott Graves, and Tiffany Goss; her great-granddaughter, Ashton Graves; her sister, Marion Lawton; her sister-in-law, Charlotte Lawton; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Alzheimer’s Association, 225 North Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60601, or Haven Hospice, 4200 Northwest 90th Boulevard, Gainsville, FL 32606. 

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