Beneath her yearbook picture as a member of the 1943 class of Western High School was a quote that young Shoshana Shoubin selected:
“I love life and ask no more.”
The woman who became Shoshana S. Cardin may not have asked more, but she gave more over a lifetime of civic and philanthropic work. She was internationally known as a humanitarian, counted presidents and world leaders among her close friends and led national and local Jewish organizations.
She died May 18 at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center from respiratory failure.
The Pikesville resident was 91.
“I loved her. She was a unique leader. Her accomplishments speak for themselves and...