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Elizabeth “Liz” Todd Shaw

Elizabeth “Liz” Todd Shaw, age 84 of Gainesville, Florida passed away on Wednesday May 18, 2022. Liz was born September 19, 1937, in Easton, Maine to Guy and Helen (Dane) Todd. Liz graduated from Columbia University with a Master of Arts degree in English. Liz was a part of 4 Seasons Garden Club. United Methodist Women’s group out of First United Methodist Church in Gainesville, Florida. The Agricultural Women’s Club at the University of Florida Avid gardener and floral arranger for 4 Seasons Garden Club Accredited flower show judge Arranged beautiful creations for the 4 Seasons Garden Club She and Larry loved to travel and some of their adventures included (Russia, Japan, Germany, Europe, Alaska, and Canada) Both Larry and Elizabeth loved to take rides in their 1916 Maxwell in many parades during the summer. Liz is preceded in death by parents, Guy and Helen (Dane); brother, George Todd; brothers-in-law, Donald (Aiko) Shaw, Ian (Joan) Shaw and multiple pets. Liz is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Lawrance Shaw; sisters-in-law; Janet Shaw, Aiko Shaw and Joan Shaw and multiple nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held at 11a.m. on Monday, May 23rd at First United Methodist Church in Gainesville.  Interment will be at St. Vincent Cemetery in St. Vincent, Minnesota later in the year. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to “Family Promises of Gainesville”. Arrangements are in the care of Milam Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

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In consideration of COVID-19, as well as the families we are serving, we would like for those of you whose immune systems are compromised please stay home and send the family a condolence card. We may also be forced to postpone services if this continues or worsens. Our profession as funeral directors is not only focused on serving families, but also protecting the families and the community at-large. Thank you and please take care!