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Elizabeth J. Andersen
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Birth: Apr. 2, 1973
Death: Mar. 31, 1991

Elizabeth was a beloved daughter and sister. She had joined the Air Force and was awaiting graduation to enter. She'd been invited to the senior prom, and her mother had made her a beautiful dress to wear. Then, on March 28, 1991, there was a terrible head-on car crash. A DRUNK DRIVER named WILLIAM SKINNER had been drinking and partying all day in his red pickup truck. His vehicle was unregistered, uninspected, had four bald tires, faulty steering and no insurance. He had started his day with four shots of Black Velvet and at the time of the crash twelve hours later had a blood alcohol content of .25 - two and one-half times the legal New York State limit. Elizabeth's's friend Chaundra Tyler was driving her car, and she died at the scene. She was a sophomore in High School. Michael Hamilton, a seventeen year old senior in high School, was a passenger in the back seat and he survived with multiple injuries and a head injury. Elizabeth was a passenger in the front seat. She was helicoptered to a hospital, and had to be resuscitated in flight. She spent four hours in surgery. Among her other serious injuries, the head injury was a time bomb. On Easter Sunday, she was brain dead. Elizabeth had been willing to give her life to her country. Instead a DRUNK DRIVER took it. She missed her Senior Trip and the sports banquet. I had to receive her Gold Letter in sports for eight Varsity Letters in her athletic career. At Graduation we stared at an empty space where Elizabeth should have been sitting. She missed the Prom, but she did get to wear the dress her mother made her. She was cremated in it. 
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
 
Created by: Always with Love
Record added: Apr 07, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8608197
Elizabeth J. Andersen
Added by: Always with Love
 
 
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- Lance
 Added: Apr. 15, 2013
"Godspeed"I will never forget.I was there... "Gone To Soon"
- AL Beasley , Bath NY
 Added: Mar. 15, 2013

- purple-lady
 Added: Jan. 23, 2013
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