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Mark Pinson, 72, an avid book collector and scholar, died Sept. 8. After graduating Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Pennsylvania, he went on to Princeton and then to Harvard, which awarded him a doctorate in Balkan history. Pinson taught at Tel Aviv University in Israel, Harvard University — where he worked at the Russian Research Center; he was...
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Noah Yucht, 92, a native of Poland who joined the Soviet Army during World War II to battle fascism, died Sept. 18. His was a circuitous route that led him to Philadelphia in 1951, traveling from Poland, to which he had returned in 1944, to Paris to Belgium. In Philadelphia, he was a union shop foreman, later opening a bridal...
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Stuart D. Appel, a prominent landscape architect and licensed planner whose work as president and managing principal of Wells Appel was acknowledged for its groundbreaking artistry and integration of history and purpose — symbolized by the just dedicated memorial to 9/11 he designed for the city — died Sept. 20 of a heart attack while biking in Maryland. The Elkins...
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Myles H. Tanenbaum, 82, a man who held court in fields as diverse as mall development, synagogue construction and building a springtime football team for Philadelphia, died Aug. 31 at the Quadrangle in Haverford, battling Alzheimer’s disease. A graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Penn­sylvania, as well as Penn law school, the Gladwyne resident made his mark...
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Ari and Sari Horowitz, both 51, formerly of Phila­delphia, were struck and killed — and their son Ami, 27, was seriously injured but is recovering — when a reportedly careening car struck them as they left Shab­bat services on Sept. 15 at Young Israel of East Bruns­wick, N.J., where Ari had served as president from 2005 to 2007. Another couple...
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