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ISRAEL--Elfie, passed December 5. A Barnard graduate, she earned a Doctorate from Nova University. She taught at American Heritage, Nova, and Pines Charter. She won English Teacher of the Year of Florida and taught teachers until she fell ill. She is survived by her husband Stuart and her children Sharon Gelfand and Robert.

Published in The New York Times on Dec. 9, 2012
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