Edith Sands, 105, of West Orange died Feb. 23, 2017.
Prof. Sands was professor emerita of finance at both Long Island University and Touro College, retiring from the latter at age 85.
She earned her B.A. from Adelphi University in 1932 and an M.B.A. (Beta Gamma Sigma) from Baruch College in 1957. She was the 11th woman to receive a Ph.D. in business administration from New York University’s Stern School in 1961.
Predeceased by her husband, Abraham, and her daughter, Penny Fersko, she is survived by her son, John (Diana Lieb); two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services were held Feb. 26 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston. Memorial contributions may be made to the Friends Program of New York Public Library Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations.