Schrade, Alice Morris SLINGERLANDS Alice Morris Schrade was born on June 23, 1931, in Albany and died peacefully September 1, 2021, at her home at the Beverwyck. She was born in Albany to Ernest Brougham Morris and Elizabeth Woollard. She was the granddaughter of Judge William E. Woollard and Harriet Vaughn Holland and John Morris and Minnie Brougham. Alice is survived by her son, Thomas and his son, Richard; her son, Richard (Elizabeth) and their children, William (Lauren) and Carolyn (Christopher); her son-in-law, David Kiphuth and his daughter, Allison; and two great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her cousin, Paul Williamson; her brother, David W. Morris (Brenda); her sister-in-law, Carol Schrade; nephew Bradley and niece Jennifer. She was predeceased by her husband, Karl H. Schrade Jr.; son, Stephen D. Schrade; daughter, Linda S. Schrade (Kiphuth); brother, Robert W. Morris; and brother-in-law, Alan R. Schrade. Alice was a graduate of the Albany Academy for Girls, Colby Junior College, The College of Saint Rose and received her M.S.W. from the State University of New York. She worked at Parsons Child and Family Center with at-risk children. Sailing on Lake George and at the Saratoga Lake Sailing Club, Alice loved the outdoors and was an active member of Master Gardner and Junior League of Albany. She was an elder and deacon at the First Presbyterian Church in Albany and was involved working for the Interfaith Focus breakfast program and the food pantry. Alice loved to travel and in 1992 went to Guatemala where she fell in love with the country and its people. She became involved in promoting justice issues for the people affected by the violence and worked to promote the weavings of the highland women. She promoted Mayan Hands to raise money to support Guatemalan weavers. She lived a long and active life in the Capital Region enjoying the symphony, theater, book clubs and socializing with many dear friends. She loved Tanglewood. A private family service will be held graveside. A memorial service will be held in the First Presbyterian Church of Albany at a future date. No flowers please. Donations may be made to the ALS Center at St. Peter's Hospital or to Pancreatic cancer research. To share a memory or express condolences, please visit sbfuneralhome.com
Published by Albany Times Union on Sep. 5, 2021.