Blossom Elfman, American novelist, Died at 91


Clare “Blossom” Elfman (née Bernstein) was born on November 4, 1925, and died on April 10, 2017.

She was an American novelist.

Elfman was married to Milton Elfman (1915-2001), for 53 years until his death in 2001.

She was an elementary school teacher and he served in the Army Air Corps during World War II.

Most people who know her call her Blossom and Milton are the parents of writer, director and publisher Richard Elfman, born March 2, 1949, and musician and composer Danny Elfman, born May 29, 1953.

Blossom was also step-mother to Judith Faye Elfman, a daughter by Milton’s first marriage.

Blossom Elfman passed away at 91 years old.