Mayor Kevin Faulconer gives Betty Morse a framed certificate proclaiming Feb. 20 Betty Morse Day.
Betty Morse, a longtime Ocean Beach resident turned 100 on Feb. 20. As part of the birthday occasion, Mayor Kevin Faulconer dropped by with a special gift and proclaimed Feb. 20, 2020, as “Betty Morse Day” in the City of San Diego. The mayor was joined by over a dozen members of Betty’s family and friends.
Morse was born on Feb. 20, 1920, and has lived in Ocean Beach for more than 30 years. Two years ago, Morse was almost evicted from her home in OB. After taking the landlord to court, she was able to stay in her small one-bedroom cottage in Ocean Beach.