In Memory of Florence A. Davis

Posted on May 25, 2023

Florence Davis
It is with deep regret and great sadness that we inform you that Florence A. Davis, Director of Starr International Foundation, passed away Sunday, May 21, 2023, after a long battle with cancer. The entire Starr family mourns the loss of a friend, colleague, mentor, and leader. Florence’s unique combination of warmth, humor, decency, and brilliance greatly benefited Foundation staff and grantees and the many organizations on whose Boards she served.


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Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

International Rescue Committee

The New York Botanical Garden

Weill Cornell Medicine


The Rockefeller University

The Hospital for Special Surgery

Citymeals on Wheels

New York University School of Law

The Hebrew Home at Riverdale