Long-time Fort Wayne educator, activist passes away

Betty Stein served on many boards, being the first woman on the police merit commission, chairwoman of the board of safety, and the Allen County Alcoholic Beverage Commission.

Posted: Aug 12, 2019 9:06 AM
Updated: Aug 12, 2019 10:42 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - A long-time Fort Wayne educator and community activist has died.

Betty Stein passed away peacefully in her home Friday.

She worked for Fort Wayne Community Schools starting as a teacher until she was forced to retire.

She then served as a consultant to the magnet program at Memorial Park Middle School until she retired a few years ago.

Stein also served on many boards, being the first woman on the police merit commission, chairwoman of the board of safety, and the Allen County Alcoholic Beverage Commission.

Stein was 102 years old.

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