Elizabeth Wood Knapp

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Jul 4, 2017

Betsy was such a magnificent woman! She will be missed for her warmth, intelligence, insight and drive.  Her smile brightened a room. Her words made us sit and listen intently. My sincerest condole
Patty DeDominic
Jul 1, 2017

Betsy was a remarkable woman and she served as a generous role model for so many of us. I first met her when I joined C-200 and we realized that were in the same 5900 Wilshire Building. She was
david mandel
Jul 1, 2017

This morning I learned of the news, and Denica & I wanted to extend our best wishes and support at this time. It's with fond memories that we remember the time at your ranch with our kids, and spendin
Jun 30, 2017

Our sincerest condolences on the loss of such a special woman. We here at Decypher Technologies, Farr Shepherd and the entire team, have worked with Betsy many times and always found her to be a pleas
Elena Pappas
Jun 29, 2017

Orrington, Haven and Evanston Township High School! Back then Betsy was just one of the girls, pretty, smart and giving! As a women, Betsy was intelligent, extraordinary and a philanthropist! "One of
Jun 29, 2017

I can hear her distinctive voice and her laugh, and just cannot believe that she is gone. I can hear her saying something self-deprecating like "well, I don't know much about this but..." and then as
Jun 28, 2017

I was saddened to read of Betsy's death in today's Boston Globe - what a loss at a young age (hey, 74 seems young these days).  A delightful woman, full of ideas, purpose, and means, she was indeed
Jun 27, 2017

I'm heartbroken about losing Betsy. She was more than a good friend; she was an angel in my life. Betsy folded me into many of her education and philanthropic projects (Wellesley National Development
Jul 2, 2017

My deepest condolences. What a remarkable woman, career, and life! Her legacy will live on brightly in our alma mater. Sincerely, Marisa Van Saanen (Wellesley '01, and Young Alum Trustee at Wellesle
Jul 1, 2017

Betsy made a substantial contribution to life and business especially women's issues and opportunities. She will be missed. My husband and I especially remember the wonderful stories around your ranch
Jul 1, 2017

I benefitted from working with Betsy on committees at UCLA. She was an active participant with wisdom to impart, and used considered restraint in speaking when it was unnecessary! I only learned to
Veronica Brandstrader
Jun 30, 2017

I had the privilege of managing 2 former Knapp interns, working with several others and the Knapp intern program, as well as attending an intern reunion a few years ago. It was an absolute delight to
Elena Creef
Jun 29, 2017

I send you my deepest sympathies for your great loss. The Knapp family has been legendary in their generosity to Wellesley College. All of us in this small community have been touched by Betsy's legac
Jun 29, 2017

When I think of those women who left an indelible print on my life...Betsy stands among the tallest as a fair-minded, thoughful leader and mentor, and path-breaking philanthropist at Wellesley College
Susan Harmon
Jun 28, 2017

Betsy was always spreading good will and using her money for projects that made the world a better place to live and love. She did this with organizations and for individuals. She was a public figur
Jun 27, 2017

It was a privilege to spend time with Betsy when she visited Wellesley, listening intently as she and Bud engaged the faculty in deep discussion about their research and teaching, seeing her meet an

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