Beth Knisely Tucker served 37 years with the University of Arizona starting in 1976 in Holbrook. In 1977 she moved to Flagstaff and served as an Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Educator and County Director until retirement in 2013. Her most notable Extension programs included co-parenting workshops for divorcing parents; followed by step-parenting workshops; a children of incarcerated parents’ community initiative and an eleven year educational effort to assist grandparents who are raising grandchildren. Her Coconino Extension team piloted and published a “Simulation Workshop for Agencies about Grandparents Raising Grandchildren” followed by another workshop entitled “Children with Incarcerated Parents.” The “Raising Up Grandchildren” program was honored by the Casey Family Foundation and 4-H Strengthening Family grant as a worthy national effort. These workshops have been replicated in Arizona and other states. She has a long history of helping residents and businesses adjust recipes to high altitude to increase food preparation successes.