Betty A. Galligan, 88, a lifelong resident of St. Paul, died peacefully surrounded by family on Aug. 21.

Betty was a longtime 3M employee. She was known for her beautifully decorated Christmas tree, which was admired by many. She loved her family and her faith and was proud of her Irish heritage.

She was preceded in death by her brothers, Dr. John “Bud” Galligan and Bill Galligan; sister-in-law, Cecilia Galligan; and brother-in-law, William Downing.

She is survived by her twin sister, Jean Downing, and sister-in-law, Mary Galligan.

Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Aug. 27 at Holy Childhood Catholic Church, with interment at Resurrection Cemetery.

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