Zelda Baum

Zelda Baum

Zelda Brody Baum of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., formerly of South Orange, died March 30, 2015. 

After a successful career in design, Mrs. Baum became an executive, working in New York for several different associations. 

She attended New York University and graduated from the New York School of Interior Design. 

She was an active member of Congregation Beth El in South Orange. 

Predeceased by her husband of 57 years, Ward J., in 2004, she is survived by two sons, Link (Marianne) of Tequesta, Fla., and Craig of Berkeley, Calif.; her daughter, Duffy Baum (Carol Forthman) of Weaverville, NC; a sister, Gayle Jacobs of Palm Beach Gardens; and a grandson.

Services were held April 2 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union. Memorial contributions may be made to Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America.

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