Elizabeth A. Gallanis, age 82, died peacefully at home in Rochester, Minnesota, on Saturday, February 20, 2021. She was born July 26, 1938, in Rochester. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Minnesota and her master's degree in library science from Rosary College, now Dominican University. For most of her career, she was the head librarian at high schools in District 214 in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas, and her younger son, Peter. She is survived by her older son, Thomas, and her sister, Katharine Bilodeau. Memorial services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, July 24, 2021 at Bear Creek Lutheran Church 74727 265th St. Grand Meadow, MN. Interment will follow at Bear Creek Lutheran Cemetery. Memorials may be sent to the Rochester Symphony, the Art Institute of Chicago, or the charity of one's choice. Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Gallanis family; to share a special memory or condolence please visit www.ranfranzandvinefh.com.