Mildred Donner, 90, of West Orange, formerly of Livingston and West Palm Beach, Fla., died April 18, 2012. She was born in New York City.
Mrs. Donner was an assistant to Dr. Cornelius P. Rhoads, the director of the Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research, before raising her family.
She received a degree in education from George Washington University.
She was a founding member of Tough Love in Livingston and a member of Livingston Education about Drug Abuse and New Jersey Federation of Drug Free Communities.
Predeceased by her husband, Jonas, in 1990, she is survived by two daughters, Amy and Gloria Donner, and a sister, Dorothy Miliman.
Funeral arrangements were private. Memorial contributions may be made to the Southern Poverty Law Center, 400 Washington Ave., Montgomery, AL 36104; or the Franklin Township Animal Shelter, 475 DeMott Lane, Somerset, NJ 08873.