Betty Jean Brennan
Jun 26, 1934 – Jan 22, 2015
Betty Brennan, 80
Betty Jean Geise Brennan, formerly of SeaTac, died peacefully at home on January 22, 2015. She was born in 1934 to the late Rudolph and Orpha Geise in Tacoma. Betty attended Waller Road School and Puyallup HS. She was an intensely successful student and skipped two grades. She worked for Boeing for 20 years and rose from the secretarial ranks to project planning and scheduling.
In 1954, Betty married the love of her life, Joseph Brennan who passed away in 2008. The two were married for 54 years. Although she never earned a college degree herself, she was a driving force in Joe earning his and in all their civic activities and achievements.
Betty had a profound love for her community. Her deep involvement included PTAs for Madrona Elementary, Chinook JH, Tyee HS, and Madrona Community Schools. She spearheaded many youth functions including dances for Chinook JH for 13 years. Betty was a popular community activist and charter member of the SeaTac Incorporation Committee. She spent countless hours volunteering for Boeing Bluebills, the USO, and numerous charities including hosting students and families from around the world.
Betty is survived by her five children Mike (Erika), Barbara Wu (Louis), Mitch (Karen), Beverly Seto (Tom), Marshall (Consuelo); grandchildren Alexis, Nick, Sage, Heather, Sydney, Forrest, Tiburcio; her brothers Jim, Don, Larry and preceded in death by sister Mary Lou Foss.
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