GLORIA K. LIEBENSON
Gloria Krasnow Liebenson, writer/interior designer, died on October 30, 2012 in her home in Naples, FL. She was born on April 6, 1922 to Henry Randolph and Margaret Krasnow in Chicago, Illinois. Gloria was the wife of the late Herbert Liebenson, President of the National Small Business Association. Among her achievements: she was a small business owner of Creative Interiors; President of the Friends of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art and the District of Columbia Mental Health Association; on the Board of Directors for the Jewish Social Service Agency and the National Council of Jewish Women; authored the book, Corned Beef On Lies: The Laugh Track From My 83 Year Life Trek; published the articles "This, I Believe"; "You're Never Too Old For Love" in the Washingtonian Magazine; and "Elderly Parents and Aging Children" in the Washington Post. She is survived by her two daughters, Lauren Ward and Lynn Green, sons-in-law, Stephen Ward and Michael Green, and her boyfriend of 11 years, F. Borden Mace. In addition she is survived by her grandchildren, Monique Ward and Ryan Steger, and great-grandson, Lucas Steger. Private services will be held on December 1 in Washington, DC. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the American Kidney Foundation online at http://www.kidneyfoundation.org
or by mail to: American Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville Pike, # 300, Rockville, MD 20852.