Beatrice Rosenblum grew up on Chicago's South Side and lived in the city her entire life. A lifelong member of Sinai Congregation, she was an advocate for Classical reform Judaism. In addition to being a loyal donor to the Jewish United Fund, she was a passionate supporter of the Dina & Eli Field EZRA Multi-Service Center and Jewish Vocational Service.
Beatrice pursued a career in advertising, and when she retired from that field, worked as a docket clerk at a major law firm. Eventually she the private sector to focus on philanthropy. Beatrice, who died in February 2008 at age 86, is remembered by friends as passionate and charitable.