Elia Dreyfuss

Elia Dreyfuss

AMHERST, MA. Elia Dreyfuss passed away May 31, at age 62, from cancer.

Elia was a teacher, traveler, and activist, working for housing and immigrant rights, the environment and other progressive causes.

Elia leaves behind sisters Barbara, Hillary and Meri, many close friends and a large extended family. Elia asked that donations in her memory go to the independent news program, Democracy Now!, 207 W. 25th St. 11th floor, New York, New York, 10001.

A memorial gathering will be held on Sunday, July 7th at 1 PM at Highlands Country Club in Oakland.

Full bio at legacy.com.

Published in San Francisco Chronicle on June 23, 2013