In his first interview with The Record-Courier back in 1979, Dr. Greg Betts was wearing a Hawaiian shirt. He was moving into his new offices after being hired away from Berryessa, Calif.
For a guy with a doctorate, Betts was a pretty regular guy, who'd experienced just about every kind of education there was during his 81 years on this Earth.
His first learning years were spent in a one-room school house in Depression-era central Pennsylvania. He went to high school, participated in sports and then joined the U.S. Army.
After a two-year term, he went to college, where he …