SNYDER – Elizabeth F. “Betsy”
Passed away on November 9, 2021, after a brief illness. Born in 1961 in Buffalo, NY, Betsy lived most of her adult life in Pasadena, CA, where she had an Emmy-winning writing career. She is survived by her husband, Clay Marquardt, son Charlie and daughter Anne. She is also survived by her father, George L. Snyder, siblings Philip Snyder (Julie), Amy Snyder Doldo (John), George Snyder Jr. (Lidia) and Jane Snyder and step-siblings Catherine Luhr, Mary E. Luhr Johnson, Adair Luhr Kearney (Kevin), Julie Luhr, Ann Marie Luhr, John Paul Luhr Jr., Florine Luhr, and Eileen Luhr. She is predeceased by her mother, Anne Bradt Snyder, and stepmother, Leah Luhr Snyder. She will be greatly missed by the Nowaks, Hamlins, and Muglers of Buffalo, and Snyders of Ohio. A Buffalo-based celebration of her life will be held at a later date. Flowers gratefully declined. Contributions may be made in her honor to the Writers Guild Foundation (https://www.wgfoundation.org/), which preserves and promotes the history and craft of writing for the screen.
More on Elizabeth Snyder from the Michael Fairman TV website…
“Very sad news to report. Longtime Days of our Lives writing team member, Elizabeth Snyder passed away on November 9th following a brief illness.
Snyder, an Emmy-winning writer, had been with the DAYS scribe team from 2011-2021, and served as an associate head writer, breakdown writer, and script writer, during her tenure for the NBC soap opera.
DAYS current head writer, Ron Carlivati tweeted the news on Saturday sharing Snyder’s obit and expressing: “I wanted to take a moment to share with all the fans of Days of our Lives the sad news that one of our writers has passed away. Betsy was a kind, thoughtful person, a pleasure to work with and loved what she did. We already miss her very much.”
Throughout her career, Elizabeth also wrote for: One Life to Live, Another World, All My Children, Port Charles, Sunset Beach and The Bold and the Beautiful.
Snyder was born in 1961 in Buffalo, New York, and lived most of her adult life in Pasadena, California, where she had an Emmy-winning writing career.
She is survived by her husband, Clay Marquardt, son Charlie and daughter Anne.
The family is asking that contributions may be made in Elizabeth’s honor to the Writers Guild Foundation which preserves and promotes the history and craft of writing for the screen.”