Enrichment and Inspiration for Beta Sigma Phi Sisters from Marilyn Ross
Written by Amy Wykes of the International Executive Council, Beta Sigma Phi.
(Paraphrased by Marilyn Ross)
Lynn Terry became associated with Beta Sigma Phi in 1933, when she met Mr. Ross during her travels. She liked what she heard from him about the goals and ideals of Beta Sigma Phi and was convinced that this was to be her life's work.
After traveling in the eastern part of the United States establishing new Chapters, Lynn came to the International Office to work on programs and rituals, and to become Vice President of the Executive Council. In writing the programs and rituals, Lynn brought into full play not only her great knowledge and ability, but her understanding of the real desire of Beta Sigma Phis to develop and make a real contribution to life.
In 1943 Mrs. Terry became President of Nu Phi Mu which was, at that time, a separate organization instead of the first degree of Beta Sigma Phi. The two organizations were very close, of course, and though she devoted much of her time to managing the younger organization, she continued to play an active part in Beta Sigma Phi.
Lynn was interested in many things and many people. "Living" was her hobby and she made a fine art of learning through living. Lynn was a great thinker and had a tremendous imagination.
In June of 1975 Lynn wrote a personal letter to me and I think I would not be breaking faith with her to share part of that letter with you. It illustrates her faith and belief. It began . . .
"I have been sitting on the back porch (in Arizona) looking at a
Much of Lynn Terry's belief in the friendship of Beta Sigma Phi shows through in the article "Our Magic" which she wrote for The Torch several years ago."
Please refer to "Our Magic" included in the index.