Betty (Liz) Ellen Tubbs Grandlinger passed away on May 25, 2021, in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was born on January 26, 1927, in Los Angeles, California, to Leon and Leah Tubbs. She is survived by daughter Tracy Lea Grandlinger.
At age 17, Liz began her career as a fashion designer. At 18 she had her first centerfold in Harper’s Bazaar. Liz married Marvin Edward Grandlinger on June 3, 1955, in Glendale, California. Marvin passed away in 2009. Liz continued in the fashion industry until she was 89. She also worked as an actress in films such as Executioner’s Song, and Takedown. Using her creativity, she started her painting career at the age of 70 and painted until the end of her life.
Liz will be missed by all those whose lives she touched. Liz was so lively and energetic that her daughter gave her the nickname “my Energizer Bunny.”
A memorial service for Liz will be held Tuesday, June 8, at 11:00 a.m. at the Twenty-first Ward, 668 Second Avenue in Salt Lake City. The service was previously recorded and can be viewed here: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/ReyDRJkyJ36oU09UNoq4Fvrg6NlSoxvlntu6xUFdjSDJXGSOFW1_zLBkt7L5Y02P.xt37Beg62aiZnjLa?startTime=1623169896000