Dorothy G. Krone, 1925-2015
Director 1995-2004; Director Emeritus 2005-2015
Dorothy G. Krone served as an active member of the Dater Foundation's board from 1995 to 2004 and as a Director Emeritus from 2005 until her death in January 2015. A life-long Cincinnatian, she grew up in the Clifton area and attended Walnut Hills High School. She earned a bachelor's degree in Business Administration at the University of Cincinnati. She worked briefly for the Cincinnati Board of Education after college. As a full-time mother of four children, she made time for extensive volunteer commitments. She was a reading tutor at Kilgour School, a Cub Scout den mother, a Brownie leader, a Sunday school teacher at Knox Presbyterian Church, a pre-school teacher at Hyde Park Community Church. She also served as a volunteer for the Cincinnati Art Museum and the Hill and Dale Garden Club. After her children were grown, she returned to the University of Cincinnati and earned a temporary teacher certificate. She is the widow of Paul Krone, a founding member of the Foundation's board who died in 1995.
Below: Dorothy Krone and a "customer" at the Assistance League's Operation School Bell store. A Dater Foundation grant provided back-to-school clothes and supplies.