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Alexandra Street

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Alexandra Street Obituary
January 30, 1940 - January 11, 2016 Alexandra Street died of cancer on Monday, January 11th 2016 in Santa Monica, CA. Alex, as she was known, was the beloved daughter of the late Wolcott D. Street and the late Ellen Street Ritter and the stepdaughter of the late Ann P. Street. Alex was born in Greenwich Village, New York City on January 30th1940. Her family moved to Connecticut in 1942 and that is where she grew up. She attended schools in Westport, Connecticut and graduated from the University of Connecticut. After living and working in New York City, San Francisco and Seattle she settled in Los Angeles in 1975. Her career spanned advertising, veterinary medicine, TV, fundraising, events planning and finally working with a private investigator. She was a fierce activist for the Democratic Party. For many years, Alex was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels, as well as being an active student at Emeritus College of SMCC. She loved to dance and attended tap classes at The Santa Monica School of Dance and Music. She is survived by her two brothers, Eric who lives in S�o Paulo, Brazil, and Nick in Belmont, North Carolina, their wives, and numerous nieces and nephews. She also leaves a large number of loving and devoted friends. Alex was blessed with a curious mind and a restless spirit and was a voracious reader of books of all genres. She was known for her warmth and caring as well as her wit and ability as a raconteur. She will be sorely missed by all who knew her. In lieu of flowers friends may make donations in Alex's name to either KittenRescue, Los Angeles (kittenrescue.org) or Meals on Wheels, West Los Angeles (mealsonwheelswla.org).
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Jan. 16, 2016
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