Bernice Rae Schwartz Brill

 

 

Age: 81

 

Summary: chef and advocate for great restaurants and arts who well known for her shrimp remoulade and chicken clemenceau, and who founded the Blue Roof Pottery Shop in New Orleans, which specialized in works of craftspeople from around the region.

 

 

Cause of Death: Brief illness during her evacuation in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina

 

Born: February 10, 1925

 

Died: March 22, 2006

 

Location: Durham, North Carolina