Daisy Lee Bitter is an American science educator. She was named to the Alaska Women's Hall of Fame in 2015.She was born Daisy Lee Andersen in Fresno County, California. Bitter was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of eighteen but chose to tell only her family and close friends. She received a BA from California State University, Fresno in 1948 and began teaching in California. She married Conrad Bitter in 1954 and the couple moved to Alaska. There, she later earned a MA in Education from Alaska Methodist University. Bitter taught at various schools in the Anchorage area, eventually becoming principal. In 1967, she was named Teacher of the Year for the Anchorage School District. She later served as director for the Native Education Program in Alaska. She retired from teaching in 1983. The family then settled in Homer, where she taught teachers on a volunteer basis. Her husband died in 1999.Source: Wikipedia
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