Norma Kassirer, author, poet, painter; influenced generations of writers, artists.
Jan. 14, 1924 – Feb. 17, 2013
Norma Kassirer, a Buffalo author, poet and artist who influenced generations of local writers and artists, died unexpectedly Sunday in Buffalo General Medical Center after going to the movies with friends. She was 89.
A Buffalo native, the former Norma Kelly grew up in Hamburg. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree in social work from Case Western Reserve University. She went on to do casework for Buffalo Family Service and, after the birth of her two daughters, began writing.
She was best known for her two novels for children, “Magic Elizabeth” in 1966 and “The Doll Snatchers” in 1969.
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