It is hard to accept that Betsy Glick VanOrden is gone. There’s surely a hole in the heart of all of us who worked with her in the early and mid 1980s at Frost Valley. She was the second-ever V.C. of Windsong in 1985. As her camp director and friend, I worked closely with her & came to know her kindness, her amazing intelligence, her honesty, her huge capacity for empathy, her devotion to kids.
A ‘Star Ledger’ obituary gives information about the funeral services (on Saturday). It also indicates that memorial donations can be made to Frost Valley in honor of Betsy.
The photo here was taken by me one night when the VCs and I were celebrating something or other at Cold Spring Lodge. I remember this night. That’s Betsy–seeming more serious than she was that night!–in the middle. We will all miss her.