Judith Crist

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My deepest condolences to the Crist family. I grew up with Judith Crist as my neighbor, friend, and role model. Once as a boy, I walked down the hill to her house and knocked on the front door. I introduced myself as her neighbor, and had hoped to be of help in anyway she saw fit. She welcomed me into her life with open arms. She offered me chores to do, so that I could keep busy and learn the value of a job as a young man. She would refer to me as just that, a "young man". ...

It has been a great honor for me to serve with Judith on the Anne O'Hare McCormick Scholarship Trustees board.

I hope always to gracefully and generously pass the torch, as Judith learned do from Emma Bugbee. (Emma walked all the way to Albany with Suffragettes to take a petition, and filed her copy every night from the road in 1914!)

Here's just about how Judith told the story:

Emma had covered every Democratic convention, including the first one at which...

Our condolences to the Crist family. We lived across the street when she lived in Woodstock. She was always friendly and every year since she moved away we have heard from her around the holidays. She will be dearly missed.
-The Abrams Family

My condolences to family and friends. May you find comfort and the words of God he assures "He will actually swallow up death forever" and "will certainly wipe the tears from all faces".


Judith's Obituaries

Acerbic reviews became her trademark NEW YORK Judith Crist, a blunt and popular film critic for the "Today" show, TV Guide and the New York Herald Tribune whose reviews were at times so harsh that director Otto Preminger labeled her "Judas Crist," has died. She was 90. Her...

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