Joan Rawitser Stormont
1928 — 2020
Joan Rawitser Stormont passed away peacefully on October 6, 2020 in her "adopted home" of Atlanta. Joan was born in 1928 in Manhattan and was raised in Scarsdale, New York, by her loving parents Rae and Herman Rawitser. She graduated from Smith College in 1949 with a degree in American Studies. While at Smith, she also studied dance and won an award in her senior year for her skills as a choreographer. After commuting between Yale and Smith in her undergraduate years, Joan married Jim Stormont in 1950 at the Brick Presbyterian Church in Manhattan's Upper East Side. While Jim finished medical school at Columbia University, Joan enjoyed her job at the CBS radio show, "This is New York". The...