Elizabeth Oot Blackwood
Elizabeth ("Bette") Dawson Oot Blackwood died on November 5, 2021 in Norwood, MA, surrounded by her children, as she would have wished and commanded. "Joy, joy, joy" and "welcome in" were the two phrases many would know her by, as she invariably chose happiness over sorrow and never knew a stranger. Bette was blessed to have two great loves in her life, her first husband Albert Powell ("Pete") Oot, Jr., and her second husband, Terence Robinson ("Terry") Blackwood. Both loved her back with humbling devotion while she led them on a merry and joyous dance through life. Pete predeceased Bette in 1976 and Terry predeceased her in 2017, two terrible blows to a formidable woman. Bette taught...