May 22, 2019

Obituaries

Bruce Justin Tufeld, son of renowned television announcer Richard “Dick” Tufeld and Adrienne Tufeld, passed away Jan. 15
Barbara Edelston Yaroslavsky, the wife of former L.A. County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, died on Dec. 26. She was 71.
Gloria Katz, who partnered with husband Willard Huyck and director George Lucas to write “American Graffiti,” died Nov. 25. Eva Chorub
Sister Cecylia Roszak, one of the Polish nuns who risked her life rescuing Jews from the Holocaust and was honored by Yad Vashem, died
Rhoda Breverman died Nov. 1 at 95. Survived by son Robert; 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Hillside
In Yiddish, it's called a “mensch.” And, by all accounts, Peter Weintraub, who died Oct. 18 at the age of 75, was a mensch.
Dave Lux, Holocaust survivor and Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust community member, died on Oct. 29. He was 85.
Stan Lee, whose work as a writer, editor and publisher at Marvel Comics in the 1960s changed the superhero landscape with creations
Marilyn Baer died Oct. 17 at 94. Survived by daughters Linda, Rochelle; 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Hillside
The victims in the Oct. 27 shooting massacre at the Tree of Life synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh came from a
Priscilla Jean Berke died Oct. 3 at 84. Survived by sons David, Kenneth (Amy Kent), Jonathan (Elke); 6 grandchildren;
Holocaust survivor, homebuilder, and philanthropist Max Webb died on the morning of Oct. 23. He was 101.
Jack M. Nagel, whose decades of generosity and leadership helped establish and develop the Los Angeles Orthodox Jewish community died Oct 12.
Aaron Abramovitch died Sept. 25 at 94. Survived by wife Dorothy daughter Barbara; son Gerry (Fran); 2 grandchildren
Charles Aznavour, Iconic Singer Whose Family Saved Jews, 94. Marty Balin, Co-Founder of Jefferson Airplane, 76
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