Betty Kruse Accomazzo

1983 Cowgirl Honoree – Arizona

Betty Kruse Accomazzo

(1926-1989)

The daughter of German immigrants, Betty made a significant contribution to the preservation of Western history with the publication of a five-volume anthology of stories told by pioneer families of Arizona. She was also a civic leader, serving with the 4-H, the National Livestock Show, the Arizona State Cowbelles and the community council. Betty was honored as “Arizona’s Foremost Humanitarian.”