Creta Chase, Guild News, June 1954. For the full photograph, see Study and Craft Guild. Courtesy of Janet Dudones. Creta Chase, left with Marylou Whitney, right, of Whitney Park, Long Lake, Spring 1977. Whitney was signing copies of her book, The Glorious Goober Cook Book. (Enterprise photo — Kathleen Bigrow)Creta Chase, right, with (from left) Ed Worthington, Professor Harold W. Ranney, Mrs. Anna Mary Carr. Guild News, November 30, 1952.
Courtesy of Janet Dudones.
Born: April 16, 1908, in Long Beach, California

Died: March 28, 1993, in Saranac Lake

Married: Greenleaf Chase, in 1936

Creta Tredwell Chase worked as a secretary and receptionist for Dr. Trudeau, and was an arts and crafts supervisor with the Saranac Lake Rehabilitation Guild. She had her own arts and crafts shop in Ray Brook and in Saranac Lake on Lake Flower Avenue. She also had a shop at her home at 15 Ampersand Bay Road where she had a custom lamp shade business. Creta was a member of the Reviewers Club.

Source: Obituary, Adirondack Daily Enterprise, March 29, 1993


Profiled as a lampshade maker, Creta Chase was one of fifteen artists featured in the book Adirondack Artists & Craftspeople by Linda Lumsden, with photos by John Santoro, published in 1986 by Adirondack Publishing Co.