Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization of America, Inc. expresses its deep sorrow at the passing of Rita Altura, beloved wife of Max, of blessed memory; cherished aunt of Paul and Sherry; loving great aunt of Jack; sister-in-law of Florence and beloved friend to her relatives in England and Australia. A life member and generous benefactor of Hadassah, Rita was devoted to Israel and the Jewish people. Her legacy will live on through her good name. She will be missed by all who knew her. Bonnie Lipton, National President
Published in Los Angeles Times on Jun. 13, 2003.