In Memory of Bonnie MacDougall Cottrell Beck ’68

BONNIE MACDOUGALL COTTRELL BECK ’68 of Hamilton, Missouri, died Oct. 19, 2021. At Ripon, she majored in psychology and was a member of Alpha Delta Pi. She also received a degree in education from Loyola University Chicago. She worked for 17 years as a Chicago public school teacher while simultaneously managing multiple real estate properties for her parents. She then bought and operated a family-oriented campground in Turney, Missouri, with her second husband, Oren D. Beck. In Missouri, she continued her career in education as a school librarian in the Breckenridge and Mirabile School Districts. Bonnie devoted her life to children as a mother and grandmother, a teacher and a Girl Scout leader. Survivors include two daughters; and two unofficially adopted sons.