16300 Mack Ave
Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48230
Phone: 313-881-8500
Fax: 313-881-7653

This Book of Memories memorial website is designed to be a permanent tribute paying tribute to the life and memory of Elizabeth Soby. It allows family and friends a place to re-visit, interact with each other, share and enhance this tribute for future generations. We are both pleased and proud to provide the Book of Memories to the families of our community.

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Mrs. Soby was a great teacher and an even better person. I graduated from Grosse Pointe North in 2004, and it's because of her I went into journalism. When I was in the 11th grade, I was in her journalism class. At the end of the year, she insisted I apply to be on the school's newspaper my senior year. I loved to write but always enjoyed creative writing over news reporting. I applied for a reporter position, and she made me a co-editor. She also many times helped me with college applications and life in general. After graduating from Central Michigan University in 2009, I started a career in journalism. I've worked for several news organizations since then, and I'm currently a reporter at The Detroit News. While I've had many teachers and mentors over the years, I will never forget Mrs. Soby. She was always there to help her students. We spoke a few years ago over the phone and I was was able to thank her for her help. She was truly a great woman who will be missed by many. My sincere condolences to her family and friends.
Posted by Mike Wayland
Friday December 18, 2015 at 12:29 pm
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