Barbara Jean Bethel

May 12, 1942September 3, 2021

Barbara Jean Bethel, age 79, of San Diego, California passed away on Friday, September 3, 2021. Barbara was born May 12, 1942.

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Peter Paolino

September 26, 2021

It is very sad to hear of Barbara's passing. She was one of the great leaders of the CA Retired Teachers Association and I copied a lot of what she did for her workshops as a new area director. After she retired from our organization whenever I visited in the San Diego area I always arranged lunch with her, and we kept in touch all these years. My deepest sympathies to her family.

Deborah Parks

September 26, 2021

Barbara was a wonderful lady. I knew her as a CalRTA Area Director. She was always so helpful, knowledgeable, and creative! I will miss her smiling 😃 face!! Debby Parks

Kathy OLeary

September 26, 2021

Barbara was a wonderful friend and amazing leader. She served the California Retired Teachers Association at all levels, including on the State Board as an Area Director. She will be missed!