ANNENBERG--Leonore. The Board of Trustees and Staff of the Whitney Museum of American Art note with great sorrow the passing of Leonore Annenberg. A champion of learning and education initiatives at the Whitney and beyond, her kindness will continue to make a lasting impact on current and future generations. We extend our most heartfelt sympathy to her sister Judith Wolf, daughters Diane Deshone, Elizabeth Kabler and Wallis Annenberg, nephew and Whitney Trustee Steven Ames, and the entire Annenberg family. Flora Miller Biddle, Honorary Chairman, Leonard A. Lauder, Chairman Emeritus, Robert J. Hurst and Brooke Garber Neidich, Co-Chairmen, Neil G. Bluhm, President, Adam D. Weinberg, Alice Pratt Brown Director.
Published in The New York Times on Mar. 15, 2009