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Obituaries

Ellin L. Lapp, 83, Settlement Music School Teacher

Ellin L. Lapp, 83, a retired teacher at Settlement Music School, died at her home in Wyncote on Aug. 28. She was the former...
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Arthur Seidel, Eminent Intellectual Property Attorney, Dies at 89

Arthur Seidel, 89, called a “legend of the Intellectual Property Bar” by Chambers USA, died Aug. 16. He resided at the Quadrangle in Haverford,...
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Seymour F. Kornblum, 93, Senior Citizen Advocate

Seymour F. (Sy) Kornblum, 93, recipient of the 2000 Maggie Kuhn Award for his advocacy for senior citizens, died Aug. 21 at the Quadrangle,...

Evette Dubin, Fashion Designer, Writer

Evette Dubin, a fashion designer and writer, died July 11 at Hayes Manor Retirement Residence, where she had lived recently. Dubin was also an accomplished...
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Kenneth Kaiserman, 73, Builder, Force for Ethiopians

Kenneth Kaiserman, 73, a major player in the local theatrical renaissance whose business acumen led to a towering career in real estate and whose...
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Erica S. Gero, Founding Partner in Advertising Firm, Dies at 65

  Erica (Ricki) Sommers Gero, 65, whose career included advertising, education and writing, died Feb. 1. A lifelong resident of Philadelphia's Main Line, Gero grew up...

Gunther Plaut, Major Reform Rabbi, Dies at 99

  Rabbi Gunther Plaut, a major figure in Reform Judaism, died in Toronto at age 99. Plaut, a former president of the Canadian Jewish Congress, was...

Jeff Zaslow, Columnist, Best-Selling Author, Dies in Michigan Car Crash

  Jeffrey Zaslow, 53, a native of Broomall who was an award-winning columnist and an author whose collaborations with popular cultural icons usually wound up...
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Herbert S. Wilf, 80, Mathematics Professor

Herbert Saul Wilf, 80, an innovative mathematics researcher, teacher, writer, journal editor and the University of Pennsylvania Thomas A. Scott Emeritus Professor of Mathematics,...

Stanley B. Becker, 82, Dentist

Stanley B. Becker, 82, a dentist who practiced in Delaware County for 35 years, died Dec. 29. He was a resident of Monroe Township,...