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Elizabeth B. Edelen, businesswoman

Elizabeth B. Edelen, businesswoman

Elizabeth B. Edelen, a retired businesswoman who enjoyed working as a TV and movie extra, died July 5 of complications after surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center. She was 85. The daughter of an advertising executive and a homemaker, Elizabeth Bacon was born in Baltimore and raised in Walbrook. She was a 1945 graduate of Trinity High School in Ellicott City and earned a nursing degree in 1948 from the Mercy Hospital School of Nursing. Mrs. Edelen worked as a pediatric nurse for a year at what is now Mercy Medical Center before marrying James G. Edelen Jr. in 1949. "She then stayed home and raised her five children," said a daughter, Elizabeth "Betsy"...