Feminist Pioneer, Auditor, Origami master, SeniorNet educator. Ms. Amdur taught Origami at Rose Baker Sr Ctr and the UU Society of Rockport when visiting family here. Her career in Boston and NY was at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, United Brands, ITT, Equitable, Cornell Medical, Montefiore, and US Office of Personnel Management. She won a breakthrough case for tax code changes, allowing child care deductions, so women could work outside the home. She held leadership roles in N.O.W., Federally Employed Women (FEW), the Association of Feminist Consultants and other organizations.
She leaves behind loving daughters, Amy Shapiro-Kaznocha, her husband Ed Kaznocha of Lanesville, and Claire Sigal, her husband Robert of CO; grandchildren Jeremy Kaznocha, his wife Erin; Clif Kaznocha, his wife Stephanie; Ben Gold, his wife Amy; and Rachel Gold; great-grandsons Adrian Kaznocha and Evan Gold. She was predeceased by her son Neal Shapiro, and sisters Charlotte Goldman and Miriam Rich, of FL.
ARRANGEMENTS: A service on April 11 was held at Home of Peace Cemetery in San Diego, CA, near her last residence. Donations in her memory may be made to the U.U. Society of Rockport, 4 Cleaves St., Rockport, MA 01966.