Daily Gazette, Schenectady, N.Y., Mar 27 2001 p B9 BROOKLINE, Mass. -- Mrs. Alice Beck Simmons, 84, of Brookline, d Friday in Brookline. Born in NYC, raised in Rockaway Beach. Preschool teacher in Los Angeles from 1960 to 1975. Lived in Pacific Palisades, Calif., 1954 to 1996. First husband was Dr. Norman Simmons. Widow of Harper Poulson, marr in 1981. Survivors include a sister, two sons, a stepdaughter. Beth Emeth Cem., Turner Lane, Loudonville. Levine Memorial Chapel, Albany.