PIERMONT, N.Y. -- Piermont resident Dr. Dolores Elaine Keller died on Friday, Jan. 29. She was 89.
She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Dr, Louis Greenstein and Ada Rosenberg on Oct. 29, 1926.
Keller received her doctorate degree from New York Universkty while raising her three children.
As chair of biology at Pace University, she taught animal behavior and human sexuality. She was also a pioneering sex therapist and a researcher in microbiology, marine biology and primate sexuality. She also authored "Sex and the Single Cell" and published numerous papers and articles on sexuality.
Keller was also an artist, musician, avid world explorer -- even at age 78, she was on an icebreaker to Antarctica.
She is survived by her children, Dr. Steven Keller and Dr. Wendy Epstein; grandchildren Caroline, Daniel, Michael, Christina, Bryan, Brendan, Patrick and Emily; and great-grandchildren Madelyn, Lyla, Keegan, Kevin and Brendan.
Keller was predeceased by a son, Dr. Kevin Keller; and her husband Martin Keller.
Services will be private. Hannemann Funeral Home, in Nyack, handled the arrangements.
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