Myra Kraft, Boston Philanthropist, Dies
Boston philanthropist Myra Kraft passed away Wednesday.
She was the wife of Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots. A statement from the team said Myra Kraft died early this morning after battling cancer. She was 68.
Kraft was a leader in many Boston nonprofit communities. She served as the chairperson of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston and the Combined Jewish Philanthropies, and served on the board of the American Repertory Theater, the United Way and the Boston Foundation.
Radio Boston talks to Nancy Kaufman, former executive director of the Boston Jewish Community Relations Counci, who knew Myra Kraft for many years.
- Nancy Kaufman, CEO, National Council of Jewish Women; former executive director, Boston Jewish Community Relations Council
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