April 10, 1953 ~ December 19, 2016
Born in: Gloversville, NY,
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Randye Lynn Rappaport Worth, caring mother of Benjamin Michael Worth, 23, passed away on December 19th in her North Asheville home at the age of 62. Randye was a registered dietician in private practice, previously had a career as a gourmet chef and cookbook author, and was the cofounder of Frookies, the first sugar-free cookie corporation with her ex-husband and lifelong friend, Richard Worth. In recent years, Randye enjoyed spending time with friends and family in Asheville, and had a true passion for travel and adventure. Her next planned trip was to Israel to observe and honor her Jewish heritage. Her most recent trip was to Alaska this past summer accompanied by her son Ben, which Randye referred to as the last frontier. In addition to Ben, Randye is survived by her younger brother Paul Rappaport and his family of Scarsdale, NY, and her two stepchildren, Jonas and Naomi Worth Randye was a devoted daughter to her parents Beverly and Edward Rappaport of Gloversville, NY. She held a bachelor's degree from Syracuse University and a Masters in nutrition from New York University. A sweet, caring, and generous person with a lot of style and a passion for music, Randye's presence will be missed dearly. Services will be held on Monday, December 26th at 10 am at the Lou Pollock Memorial Park on North Louisiana Avenue, West Asheville, 28806. The on-line register is available at www.grocefuneralhome.com, and Ben can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.