Claire B. Kramer

Kramer, Claire B.
91, of Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Sands Point, N.Y. Loving and devoted wife of 63 years to Allan Kramer, also of Scottsdale, who survives her. Mother of Richard Louis Kramer, James Kramer and Louise Kramer, mother-in-law of Joanne King Kramer and grandmother of Gordon Kramer and Brenda Kramer. Daughter of Louis and Katharine Block, sister of the late Herbert and Bertram Block. Claire was active in her community. A graduate of Mills College, with an MA in Early Childhood Education from New York University, she supported numerous Head Start and pre-kindergarten programs as a board member and director. She was president of Planned Parenthood of Nassau County, and a longtime board member of Planned Parenthood of Central and Northern Arizona. She loved the arts, and instilled that love in her children. Services will be private. Contributions may be made to Planned Parenthood of Central and Northern Arizona or The Mayo Clinic 2013 Arizona Drive to Cure Cancer.

Published in The Arizona Republic on Oct. 3, 2013