Iris E. Moskowitz, med­i­cal ad­min­is­tra­tor

Baltimore Sun - - OBITUARIES - —Fred­er­ick N. Ras­mussen

Iris E. Moskowitz, a re­tired med­i­cal ad­min­is­tra­tor who en­joyed gar­den­ing, died Oct. 10 at Si­nai Hospi­tal of com­pli­ca­tions from Alzheimer’s dis­ease. She was 81.

Iris El­iz­a­beth Ray­field was the daugh­ter of Percy Ray­field, a Beth­le­hem Steel steel­worker, and Es­ther Ray­field, a seam­stress.

She born in Bal­ti­more and raised on Grov­e­land Av­enue.

Af­ter grad­u­at­ing from For­est Park High School, she earned a de­gree in ed­u­ca­tion from what is now Tow­son Univer­sity, then a master’s de­gree from the Johns Hop­kins Univer­sity.

Ms. Moskowitz had worked as a nurs­ery school teacher and later be­came a med­i­cal ad­min­is­tra­tor at the Univer­sity of Mary­land Med­i­cal Cen­ter. She re­tired sev­eral years ago.

The for­mer long­time res­i­dent of Menlo Drive in North­west Bal­ti­more en­joyed gar­den­ing, walk­ing and din­ing out.

A res­i­dent of Brook­dale Se­nior Liv­ing in Pikesville since 2014, she was a mem­ber of Bal­ti­more He­brew Con­gre­ga­tion.

Ms. Moskowitz do­nated her body to the Mary­land Anatomy Board, fam­ily mem­bers said. No ser­vices are planned. She is sur­vived by a son, Adam Moskowitz of Chelms­ford, Mass.; a sis­ter, Lyle Ray­field of Tucson, Ariz.; and a niece. A mar­riage to Robert Moskowitz ended in di­vorce.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from USA

© PressReader. All rights reserved.