February 14, 1921 - September 3, 2013 Married on Valentine's Day 1944 to comedian Davy Karr. Mother to Ann Grodin and spouse Alan and to Philip Karr (deceased) and his spouse, Amy Allen Karr. Momma to grandchildren Jennifer Ellis & Jon Ellis, Jed Grodin, Jesse Karr, and Melissa Karr & Rotem Tal. Baba to great-grandchildren Louisiana Ellis and Julien Ellis. Beloved Aunt and Great Aunt to many nieces & nephews and the last of almost all her friends on both coasts. She loved listening to progressive talk radio, arguing politics & following the stock market. She shared great stories of her early life in the Battery Park neighborhood of NYC and of many summers in the Catskills; always ready with a smile & an irreverent joke & laugh.
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Published in the Los Angeles Times from Oct. 15 to Oct. 17, 2013