Lawrence Spencer Curtiss Betts

Lawrence Spencer Curtiss Betts, 44, passed away unexpectedly October 9th, 2022. Curtiss was born March 9, 1978, to the late Lawrence ‘Jody’ Betts and Janice Brickei. 

Curtiss was a brilliant, successful welder by trade. He was admired by many for his unbelievably profound work ethic and unconditional love for his family and friends. A man with a heart of solid gold and personality full of humor, loyalty and exceptional intelligence, he was cherished by anyone who had the privilege of knowing him. He was a devoted husband, a remarkable father, beloved brother and trusted friend. Curtiss was a ‘march to the beat of your own drum’ type of man, never conforming to the traditional way of life, he was as tough as polished steel with a gentle soul that held more love than humanly possible. He will forever be in the hearts of those who hold him closest.

Curtiss is survived by his wife Crystal Betts, his daughters Hailey Betts and Justice Betts; his son Jaelon Keene; his step-daughter Kylie Wing; his step-son Dakota Wing; sisters Susan Betts, Daryl Keezer, and Leona Clark. He is pre-deceased by his parents, his paternal grandparents Virgie and Chet Betts; maternal grandparents Agnus and Luther Beck and Charles Brickei.

In remembrance of Curtiss, donations can be made to the Waldo County Technical Center Welding Program.