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Shirley Drexler died two months into the coronavirus pandemic, but not from COVID-19. She died of despair.
Drexler was 102 years old. She was the “queen of Rhoda Goldman Plaza,” an assisted living facility in the Western Addition where she joined in almost every activity, where she flitted from table to table during the long lunch hours, where she always had a bawdy joke to share.