Elizabeth Emily Vance, aged 97, died January 22 in Sacramento with her family by her side. She lived most of her life in Southern California, moving to Lincoln to be near her family. Teaching sociology at Moorpark and Santa Monica College for over 30 years, she loved the ocean and to travel. She is survived by daughter Cathy, son Tom (Julie), grandson Forest (Gina) and granddaughters Alana and Kaia. Services will be held at a later date. May she rest in peace.