Passing of EYC Member Betty Vail

Long time EYC member Elizabeth (Betty) Vail passed away Friday, March 16 at the age of 95 at Scandia Village in Sister Bay. Betty is survived by her three daughters – Leslie Harsch (Roy) Geneva, Illinois; Frances Vail of Northbrook, Illinois; and Sarah Birkinbine (John) of Northfield, Illinois; her four grandchildren – Christopher Vieau (Cristina); Deborah Cange (Edwin); Malcolm (Skip) Harsch (Matt Killen); Kristen Birkinbine Kelly (Kevin); her six great grand-children – Cheyenne and Cayman Vieau, Eddie and Sophie Cange, Ryan and Erin Kelly; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial celebration will be held this summer. Donations in her honor may be made to Good Samaritan Society Scandia Village, the Ephraim Yacht Club or the Ephraim Historical Foundation.