Cheryl Botts Dickerson

Campus Visitor, Tower

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Cheryl Botts Dickerson was known as one-half of “the luckiest couple in Austin.” She and Don Walden left the observation deck and greeted Charles Whitman as they walked across the reception area, stepping over a puddle of tower receptionist Edna Townsley’s blood. (Townsley was fatally injured and hidden behind a couch.)

Botts Dickerson and Walden later saw someone shot right in front of them.