Elizabeth L. Howard

Female 1915 - 1993  (77 years)

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  • Name Elizabeth L. Howard 
    Born 21 Oct 1915 
    Gender Female 
    Died Feb 1993 
    Person ID I50578  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Dexter Ward Howard 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Jennie Gothier 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F19111  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maurice H. Baritaud,   d. 19 Dec 1982 
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F29780  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
      Watertown Daily Times (NY) - February 25, 1993
      Elizabeth L. "Betty" Howard Baritaud, 77, Bradenton, Fla., formerly of Hannawa Falls and Pulaski, professor emeritus at the Crane School of Music and widow of professor emeritus Maurice H. Baritaud, died Tuesday in HCA/L.W. Blake Hospital, Bradenton.

      Arrangements are with the National Cremation Society, Sarasota Branch, Sarasota, Fla. Burial will be in Pulaski at the convenience of the family.

      Contributions may be made to the Maurice and Elizabeth Baritaud String Scholarship, Office of Institutional Advancement, Potsdam State University College, Potsdam, N.Y. 13676.

      Surviving are a son, Richard, Charlottesville, Va.; a daughter, Mrs. Ronald (Janet) Dickerson, Bradenton, Fla.; three grandchildren and a sister, Rhoda Benson, Pulaski.

      Born in Pulaski on Oct. 21, 1915, a daughter of Dexter Ward and Jennie Gothier Howard, she was a 1933 graduate of Pulaski Academy and a 1937 graduate of the Crane School of Music at Potsdam State University College, where she was a member of the Clionian Sorority. She studied for her master's degree at Temple University and Potsdam College.

      She married Maurice H. Baritaud on Aug. 30, 1939, in Windham. He died Dec. 19, 1982. Mr. Baritaud was professor emeritus and former coordinator of strings at the Crane School of Music.

      Mrs. Baritaud was employed as assistant music supervisor at Canastota public schools, was a consultant in vocal music and later supervisor of vocal music at Congdon Campus School at Potsdam College and later as a professor at the Crane School of Music.

      A highly regarded and accomplished musician, she was a member and board member of the Sarasota/Manatee Community Orchestra and was a former vice president of the elementary music division of the New York state School Music Association. She was also a member of the Music Educators National Conference.

      She was co-author of "Children the Music Makers," a book directed toward elementary school students.

      Mrs. Baritaud moved to Bradenton from Hannawa Falls in 1989, where she was a volunteer with Meals on Wheels.