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Pittsford: December 4, 2012. Predeceased by parents, Sadie and Abraham Milstein and sister, Elinore Fram. She is survived by her sons, Saul (Maureen) Spivack of Short Hills, NJ, David (Gail) Spivack of Irvine, CA and granddaughers, Lauran, Erica, Adria.
Louise's life was dedicated to working for the recognition and advancement of women locally, nationally and internationally. During her lifetime, she developed and led courses and seminars for women's career development and later in life a course: Retirement is for Sissies.
In her career she served in management positions in Bausch and Lomb, Bendix Corp., SUNY Brockport, North Carolina State Government and as consultant to a number of Fortune 100 and 500 companies and special projects for Women's Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Labor and for New York State.
She served on numerous boards and held leadership positions in many. She was a pioneer in her management career and in initiating Women's Networks in Rochester, Raleigh, and Detroit.
Honors included: Woman of the Year, National Council of Jewish Women; Volunteer of the Year, Genesee Valley District Girl Scouts; Life Member Genesee Valley District PTA; Trailblazer Award, AAUW; AARP Recognition Award. She served as a delegate to the United Nations 4th World Conference on Women in Beijing, 1995 and to the Beijing +5 Conference at the United Nations in 2000.
She was a lifelong member of Temple B'rith Kodesh; life member of National Council of Jewish Women; an a member of Rochester Branch, Am. Assoc. of Univ. Women; Susan B. Anthony House; Friend of the Women's Rights National Park; Women's Issues Specialist for AARP and chair of the AARP national Worker Equity council; president and life member, United Nations Assoc. of Rochester; charter member Athenaeum of RIT; Gild's Club; Friends of Strong Council of Univ. of Rochester Medical Center and volunteer ambassador of the Wilmot Cancer Center.
A Funeral Service will be held Friday, 11 AM in the Benjamin Goldstein Chapel at Temple B'rith Kodesh, 2131 Elmwood Ave. Interment at White Haven Memorial Park. A period of mourning will be observed Friday, 2-4 PM and Saturday, 5-7 PM at her home. Contributions in her memory may be made to Wilmot Cancer Center, 601 Elmwood Ave., Box 23029, Rochester, NY 14692. To share a memory of Louise or send a condolence to the family visit www.anthonychapels.com.
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Published in Rochester Democrat And Chronicle on Dec. 6, 2012