Denise Meyer

Palm Beach Daily News - - TODAY -

Denise S. Meyer of Palm Beach died on Satur­day, March 24, 2018. She was 67.

She was the wife of Wil­liam A. Meyer, for­mer board chair­man of the Kravis Cen­ter, for­mer vice chair­man of JFK Med­i­cal Cen­ter and chair­man of Meyer Jabara Ho­tels.

She de­signed and over­saw, for free, the con­struc­tion of Tem­ple Judea in Palm Beach Gar­dens; de­signed two spec homes in Palm Beach; de­signed and re­built her 1938 land­marked home; worked on the 1860 car­riage house of her son and daugh­ter-in-law, An­drew (AJ) and Jess, in Cam­bridge, Mass.; and worked on the de­sign of the Arthur I. Meyer Jewish Academy.

She had a blog on Car­ingBridge. org, de­tail­ing her bat­tle against can­cer.

A res­i­dent of Palm Beach County for 42 years and Palm Beach for 25 years, Mrs. Meyer grew up in East Lansing, Mich. She was a travel agent and then worked in the Michi­gan State Leg­is­la­ture.

Upon mov­ing to Palm Beach County in 1976, she be­came as­sis­tant to John Sans­bury, then the county ad­min­is­tra­tor. She later ran the of­fice of lu­nar astro­naut Ed Mitchell and sub­se­quently es­tab­lished her own ad­ver­tis­ing spe­cial­ties com­pany, The Spe­cialty Shoppe.

In ad­di­tion to her hus­band of 37 years, son and daugh­ter-in-law, she is sur­vived by a brother, Randy, and his wife, Maura; and her mother. She do­nated her or­gans that did not have can­cer and the rest of her body to sci­ence.

Fu­neral ser­vices were held Tues­day.

In lieu of flow­ers, me­mo­rial do­na­tions can be made to the Arthur I. Meyer Jewish Academy, 5225 Hood Road, Palm Beach Gar­dens, FL 33418: www.mey­er­a­cademy.org.

Mrs. Meyer

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