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Elizabeth Murphey von Frankenberg ’55

Elizabeth, a social worker who gave her time to numerous social service organizations, died Oct. 18, 2019.

A psychology major at Swarthmore, “Bettie” received a master of social work in psychiatric casework from Bryn Mawr and worked for numerous agencies in Philadelphia, Ithaca, N.Y., and Delaware. She was an active member of the New Castle County Master Gardeners, the Newark Area Welfare Committee, the Arthritis Foundation, and other groups, and in 1993 received the University of Delaware Women’s Club Woman of the Year Award.

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