Helen Weiss, the May Co. and Macy’s public relations exec who ranks after only the blues and burlesque in bringing excitement to St. Louis, passed away early this morning. She was 83. She will be missed.
Kim and I offer her surviving family — children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren — our condolences.
To honor Ms. Weiss’s own generous community spirit, I want to pass along her family’s request that there be no flowers and that contributions in her honor be made to one of the following organizations:American Civil Liberties Union of Eastern Missouri, 454 Whittier Street, St. Louis, Mo 63108, or aclu-em.org.Dr. Perlmutter’s Parkinson Research Program, Department of Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid, St. Louis, Mo. 63110.St. Louis Beacon, 3655 Olive, St. Louis, Mo 63108 or stlbeacon.org.
You may read a great deal more about Helen Weiss on her son’s blog.