In Memoriam: Clara Duran, 87
Executive Assistant Who Mothered Her MBA VPs
Clara Durán, who worked for Chase Manhattan Bank as an executive administrative assistant for many years, died on May 7, 2023. She was 87 and living in Wilmington, DE.
Born in Colombia, the great niece of a renowned Colombian poet and the daughter of a physician father and a radio personality mother. One of nine children, her childhood passed taking care of her younger siblings and enjoying her family life when not in school.
According to her death notice, she loved her job at Chase Manhattan, "where she mothered all the young MBA Vice Presidents. She even typed their dissertations.:
Memorial gifts may be sent to the St Veronica Giuliani Monastery.