Remembering Elinor Fosdick Downs

On Monday, April 13, Riverside learned of the passing of Elinor Fosdick Downs, daughter of our first senior minister, Rev. Dr. Harry Emerson Fosdick.  The entire Riverside family mourns her passing and grieves with her family, friends, and loved ones.  In 2018, Elinor was featured in our Living a Good Life series, reflecting on her life, the passing of her husband Roger, and getting through difficult times:


Honoring the wishes of Elinor and her family, memorial donations are being accepted in her name designated for our Mission & Social Justice ministries. Thank you for your gift honoring the legacy of Elinor Fosdick Downs.