on May 30, 2013 - 6:08 PM
March 28, 1937 – May 26, 2013
Nancy G. Elliott, who organized and led group tours around the world, died Sunday in her Amherst home after a battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 76.
Born Nancy Gerry in Buffalo, she attended School 56. She was a 1954 graduate of the Buffalo Seminary and a 1958 graduate of Denison University, where she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.
A certified travel consultant and group leader, Mrs. Elliott worked in the travel industry for nearly 40 years, beginning part time at Certified Travel of Buffalo and advancing to vice president of group travel and sales.
Mrs. Elliott organized and led an annual special group trip to London for more than 20 years. She also conducted contract tours to the Caribbean, Mexico, Hawaii and Ireland, and organized and led theme tours to Scandinavia, Panama, Alaska, Western and Eastern Europe, Japan and Venezuela.
She was a member of Amherst Community Church and the PEO sorority.
She took camping trips in the U.S. and Canada, and Bareboat charters in the Caribbean with her family and maintained a summer cottage in the Finger Lakes.
Survivors include her husband of 53 years, William A.; two daughters, Laurie E. Krajna and Susie E. Nagy; a son, William G.; a sister, Jill Cline; and a brother, James E. Gerry.
A service will be at 10 a.m. June 8 in Amherst Community Church, 77 Washington Highway, Snyder.