Remembering Betty Feldman

by Kim Schultz, SCPS Past President Plumeria ohana, we are sad to report the passing of former SCPS board member and SCPS President’s Award winner Betty Feldman on Saturday, June 6th. She was ninety and a half. She and her husband Dave, who preceded her in death in March 2019, were longtime members of SCPS. Betty served as Publicity chair, making sure the meetings and sale events were posted in every local library and the local newspapers (and once, memorably, in Sunset magazine). Betty renamed the “Annual Plumeria Plant Sale and Show” the “Hawaiian Plumeria Festival” when she shrewdly noted that flower sales and shows did not get print coverage, but festivals always did—and she gave us a new goal to shoot for in terms of expanding our Labor Day event, even if it took us a few years to grow up to that name. Betty also clinched the first television coverage of our annual plumeria festival. Her press release brought Dave...
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