Judy Blauer (b. 1941)

Judy Blauer was born on March 17, 1941, the second daughter of Sol and Mildred Albert Sax. Judy’s maternal grandfather, Louis Albert, had immigrated from Russia as a young man and settled in Portland. He was well-known in Portland as the “Soda Pop King” as he invented and marketed several popular flavors of soda.

Judy and her sister Bev (Eastern) grew up in Northeast Portland. Judy graduated from Grant High School and attended the University of Washington until she married her husband Stan Blauer. They bought a home in Beaverton and raised their three children, Tammy Federman, Jeff and Douglas Blauer, there. Judy volunteered for the Friends of the Center, for Cedar Sinai Center and for other Jewish and secular organizations.