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Betty Rantze Byrd, American writer. Recipient Best Fiction Writer's award, Santa Barbara Writer's Conference, 2004, EVVY award, Novel Utopia Texas. Volunteer Salvation Army, Meals-on-Wheels, San Diego, Special Olympics, San Diego, San Diego Family Recovery Center; Member of American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Screen Actors Guild, National Charity League, Rancho Literature Society.

Background

Byrd, Betty Rantze was born on July 8, 1949 in Oklahoma City. Daughter of Rolande Brown and Mary Louise Haner.

Education

Student, Arizona State University, Tempe. Student, Ohio State University, Columbus. Bachelor in Creative Writing and French, University Ariz, Tucson, 1974.

Legal assistant certified, Capital University Law School, Columbus, 1975.

Career

Editor The Spectator Newspapers, Columbus, 1974—1975. Managing editor Ohio State University Dental Newsletter, 1974—1975. Paralegal, public defender Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, 1976—1977.

Works

Membership

Volunteer Salvation Army, Meals-on-Wheels, San Diego, Special Olympics, San Diego, San Diego Family Recovery Center. Member of American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Screen Actors Guild, National Charity League, Rancho Literature Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, golf, travel, walking, scrapbooks.

Connections

Married Bill Byrd, September 16, 1995. 1 child from previous marriage Elizabeth Chase Rantze.

father:
Rolande Brown Mary

mother:
Mary

spouse:
Bill Byrd