Betty Mulkern Brewer returned to a joyous reunion with her Heavenly Father and loved ones on June 3, 2021. She was born to Bessie Hanning Speirs and Hugh Andrew Mulkern on November 12, 1924, in Santa Monica, California. She was a good student and received particular notice for her public speaking and tennis activities.
Following graduation from high school, Betty began her career employed with Bank of America for 17 years. Her continual study and financial expertise led to positions with various brokerage houses as a Manager of Operations, and later as a Chief Investment Officer for Los Angeles County Employee Retirement Association (LACERA).
Betty was a reader of good books and a continual learner, taking university courses well into her eighties. She was an avid sports fan and followed her favorite tennis stars and basketball teams with zeal. She also enjoyed traveling, crocheting, knitting, musical and theater productions, and her vast collection of teddy bears.
On October 3,1981, Betty married R. Glen Brewer in Salt Lake City, Utah. They loved their service and association with many friends in the Monument Park 12th Ward and with Glen’s children and grandchildren.
Betty will be remembered as intelligent, refined, well-groomed, generous, and gracious. She possessed an indomitable will and a clear sense of integrity. She exemplified courage and resilience in adjusting to life’s challenges and was steadfast in her faith in the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Betty is preceded in passing by her parents, brother Hugh Mulkern, Jr., and beloved husband. She is survived by Glen’s children, Nancy, John, David, and Paul and their families. They express gratitude for Betty’s close friends and caregivers at The Ridge who gave devoted care and comfort. Funeral services and interment will be on Friday, June 11, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. at Larkin Sunset Lawn 2350 East 1300 South, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108.
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