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Edith Furstenberg, social worker
Edith Furstenberg, social worker

Edith H. Furstenberg, a retired Children's Guild social worker and family matriarch, died of congestive heart failure Feb. 2 at Roland Park Place. The former Guilford resident was 104. Born in Baltimore on May 20, 1910, she was the daughter of Sidney Hollander, a pharmacist who invented the Rem cough medicine and became a philanthropist, and Clara Lauer, a homemaker. She grew up on Talbot Road in Windsor Hills and was a 1928 Park School graduate. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree at Goucher College and a master's degree at what is now the Columbia University School of Social Work. On March 8, 1934, she married Frank Folke Furstenberg, a Swedish-born physician who had moved...