Elizabeth "Beth" Scalet
1948 - 2014
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Elizabeth "Beth" Scalet

Elizabeth "Beth" Scalet, 65, of Kansas City, MO, passed away Sunday, March 16, 2014 at Kansas City Hospice House. A memorial event will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Turning Point, Paralyzed Veterans or Kansas City Hospice House.

Beth was born September 17, 1948, in Ottawa, KS, the daughter of Walter L. & Jessie M. Tucker Butler. She was a graduate of Ottawa High School and received an MA in English Literature from the University of Kansas. Beth was a technical writer and editor for Continental Health Care and DST Systems. She was a recognized and popular guitar player, singer, songwriter and harmonica player. Beth issued six albums and CDs through her own music company, Marais des Cygnes Music. She was inducted into the Kansas Music Hall of Fame in 2008. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Rex.

Beth is survived by her partner, Stephanie LaSalle, brothers; Walter "Bill" Butler and Robert "Bob" Butler. (Arrangements: Cremation Society of KS & MO, 8837 Roe, online condolences www.kccremation.com (913-383-9888)

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Published in Lawrence Journal-World on Mar. 19, 2014.
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23 entries
March 25, 2014
beth so sad to hear of your newly grown angel wings. thank you for all the house concerts you held at your house always a pleasare. stepahanie sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with you and the ret of the family during this rough time. heaven has gained an amazing angel who will sing to them.
A M
March 24, 2014
Stephanie, our thoughts and prayers are with you and all of Beth's family at this time. May she rest in eternal peace. Heaven has welcomed another great performer home.
Love,
June & Sherry
June & Sherry
March 23, 2014
Sorry to hear the sad news......a very special and talented lady!

Hanne, Norway
March 23, 2014
As another said, I will miss never knowing when I might round a corner and find you there to brighten the day. The pleasure of hearing you perform and enjoying the music of our friends will be a fond memory. Now it's time to take your heart and your talent to the next level. You will be greatly missed.
Judy & Nick
March 20, 2014
Stephanie, so sorry for your loss of Beth. The few times I met and talked with her, I thought she was a very good and interesting and of course talented person. Will be thinking of you. Robyn Rhoads
March 20, 2014
Strong voice from a strong woman. I remember you, Beth
Mary Davidson
March 19, 2014
Stephanie, thinking of you and sending my deepest sympathies.
Love, Elaine M
Elaine
March 19, 2014
Beth You kept us smiling
Ann & Dan Jochems
March 19, 2014
Please accept our deepest sympathies.
Westwood Internal Medicine
March 19, 2014
I remember the first time I heard and saw Beth perform on open mike night at Kangaroo and Kiwi. I became an instant fan. My condolences to Beths family and friends.
Teresa Parra
March 19, 2014
Penny Thieme
March 19, 2014
I will remember you as a beautiful spirit who was always so kind to me. "I hope you dance." Holding Stephanie close in my thoughts with much love and concern. xox
Dawn E
March 19, 2014
Stephanie, my thoughts are with you as you traverse this new chapter in your life without your beloved Beth. May your memories comfort you with peace, love and laughter as your new journey begins. So many things to be grateful for even during this time of sorrow. I know you are grateful your paths crossed and you both experienced unconditional love. Your loving and devoted care for your Beth-erds is to be admired. You have a giant heart.

Much love and warm hugs coming your way,
Bev
March 19, 2014
Beth, You will be Truly Missed. Thank you for your Friendship and Hospitality- loved all the Music. Stephanie, You are in My Prayers. Tina Marie
March 19, 2014
I will miss you--on the diagonal. Caroline Costello Burke
March 19, 2014
Beth was a real Kansas original. May her memory be a blessing.
Andy Curry
March 19, 2014
Beth you were always a good friend with a smile and a song. I know you are singing your heart out somewhere. Sending my love to you, and yours.
Betsy Faubion
March 19, 2014
Fare thee well, Beth. May you share your gift in the great beyond.
Martha Thorp
March 19, 2014
Dearest Stephanie-I am so sorry to learn about Beth's passing. My heart and prayers are sent out to you at this sad time. Many hugs and all my love-Kerri & Family
March 19, 2014
I'll miss never knowing whern I might round a corner and find you there. Enjoy your next adventure. You'll be greatly missed here.
March 19, 2014
"Missing You" Beth. we will always remember you, your wonderful music, humor and spirit. Doc Fuller and Thea
March 18, 2014
Enjoyed being in her audiences. Lawrence will greatly miss her.
Mary Ann Gregory
March 18, 2014
You will always be remembered by me for your "Beth Does Bob" album ... the best. Be at peace Beth. You were in many hearts.
Hickory Smith
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