Saturday, January 31, 2015 Shevat 11, 5775
Sam Bushman, 91, whose career as a press agent spanned close to 70 years, died Sept. 25. He was a resident of Rittenhouse Square. A 1931 graduate of Northeast High School, where he also edited the school newspaper, the Megaphone , Bushman started working in publicity about a year later. He handled mostly nightclubs and supper clubs. Among his many...
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Zara Myers, JE Feature
Dalck Feith, 91, a Philadelphia philanthropist, community leader and businessman, died on Oct. 16 at his Elkins Park home, where he had lived for 53 years. Born in Poland, Feith joined Menachem Begin's Betar movement in the early 1930s, according to his son Donald. "My dad wanted to move to Israel, but couldn't get in because of the British quotas...
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Stefan Presser, 52, who in his 19 years as legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania used the courts to protect a wide array of clients and civil rights - from challenging police racial profiling of drivers on the New Jersey Turnpike to advocating for the well-being of foster-care children in Philadelphia - died on Oct. 6...
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Avi Frier, Florida Jewish News
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. "Elizabeth Nicole Jacobson, 21, loved SpongeBob Squarepants, craved the smell of cut grass, and wanted to have two children named Hunter and Austin." So begins the Palm Beach Post obituary for the first female U.S. airman killed in the line of duty in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. According to a news release from Goodfellow Air Force Base,...
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A. Edward "Eddie" Bayuk, 98, an executive in the family business, the Bayuk Cigar Company, which was known for its Phillies and Garcia Vega cigar brands, died Oct. 2 at his home in Huntingdon Valley. A graduate of the University of Michigan, Bayuk served as an Army captain in the Intelligence Corps during World War II. He was stationed in...
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