STAMFORD, Conn. -- Stamford resident Phylis Prince passed away on Oct. 6. She was 91.
Born Pearl Ehrlich in New York., she received her Bachelor of Science degree from Hunter College, her Master of Science degree from the University of Bridgeport and her MBA from the University of Connecticut.
Married to Harold S. Prince, they ran the Toy Chest on Hope Street for many years. Later, she was a strategic planning executive for Champion International.
She was involved in many local civic and philanthropic endeavors, being a co-founder of MedAssist, founder of Connecticut Coalition for Choice and recipient of awards for United Way fundraising.
She sat on the boards of the Stamford Red Cross and Planned Parenthood of Connecticut, among others.
She is survived by sons Daniel of Nashville, Tenn., James of N.Y. and granddaughter Grace Prince Quisenberry of Winchester, Ky.
Donations can be made to the Hunter College Foundation.
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