Alice Joyce Davidson (nee Citron)
She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on September 2, 1932 ; she died at age 86, May 1, 2019.
Beloved Wife of the late Marvin Irvin Davidson, she is survived and loved by her daughter Carol Kessler, her son-in-law Leonard Kessler, her grandchildren Caroline Kessler and Andrew Kessler, his wife Sara Kessler, great granddaughter, Sophia Kessler, her son Edward Davidson, and one sister, Rhea Litz.
She also had many nieces and nephews who will miss her.
She lived her early life in Avondale with 4 sisters, and graduated from Walnut Hills High School, where she won a national award for fabric design.
Alice had a long career of many artistic endeavors. She wrote and edited greeting cards for many years at Gibson Greeting Cards, she also wrote freelance cards for many publishers. She was a prolific artist, working mainly in acrylics, holding showings at the Jewish Community Center in Roselawn. Alice also wrote and performed in plays for their senior program.
When her husband opened an art gallery near Sharonville, she filled the walls with works of art, from larger landscapes and flowers to thousands of miniatures. She was also active in television from the very early days of channel 19, where she briefly hosted a late night
horror show, and was promotion manager. At channel 9 she wrote for Uncle Al and Captain Windy, also writing commercials and produced a local variety show. In her later years, she was active molding clay into clowns, rabbis, and flowers; and painting on porcelain. Alice also authored many books, from an early children’s story to books of poetry, and of course the famed Alice in Bibleland series selling millions of copies worldwide.
Donations in her name to local food-banks, homeless shelters, and Cincinnati Childrens’ Hospital, would be greatly appreciated.