Judi H. Cytron

by | Aug 10, 2023 | Obituaries

ST. LOUIS PARK, MINN. – Judi H. Cytron died on August 8, 2023.

Judi was born in St. Louis, Missouri and raised and nurtured by her grandparents, Rachel and Alex Silverstein. She attended the University of Missouri and was the owner and operator of The Elephant Trunk, a children’s gift and party store in her hometown.

She was predeceased by her beloved uncle, Joe Silverstein, and her younger sister, Susie Borden, both of St. Louis.

Judi is survived by her husband of 61 years Ashley L. Cytron; two sons, Andrew and wife Pam, and Todd and wife, Amy; niece Terri and husband Shane Shadrach; grandchildren Hanah, Dara, Samantha, Mia, and Max; and many caring family members, including grandnieces Olivia and Norah.

Judi was a dedicated volunteer at CHDK hospital of Norfolk, Virginia, creating many hundreds of scarves and caps for patients and infants. She had been a member of Norfolk’s Congregation Beth El, and a life member of Hadassah. Judi cultivated a caring group of knitting circle friends, and together with Ashley were embraced by many neighbors in both their Virginia Beach homes, before recently relocating to Minnesota.

Contributions to a cancer research center or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

A graveside service was held.