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Bernard Glassman, 74, an attorney who specialized in tax and estate law, died Aug. 18 at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He was a resident of Elkins Park. Glassman was a senior counsel at the Blank Rome law firm in Philadelphia and a former chairman of the firm's estate and tax department. He was instrumental in developing the firm's...
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Mildred Gordon, 77, a psychiatrist, died Aug. 11, at the Reading Hospital and Medical Center. Born in Philadelphia, Gordon was a graduate of Girl's High School. She earned a degree in chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania in 1956. Gordon moved to Reading, Pa., in 1957, where she was employed as a chemist at the Bollman Hat Company. She then...
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Leonard Jordan Levick, 89, a physician, died Aug. 24. Levick graduated from Jefferson Medical College in 1946 and took his internship and residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Northern Division, in Philadelphia. He was also a retired captain in the U.S. Army. Feeling the need for a greater challenge, Levick took a year off to study at Sloan Kettering Hospital...
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Philadelphia attorney Jerome J. Shestack -- a mentor, poetry afficionado, American history buff, and, in his wife's favorite descriptor, "the pied piper of just causes" -- died of kidney failure on Thursday, Aug. 18, at his Center City home. From his first campaigns for law schools to grant women and blacks admission, the 88-year-old human rights leader never stopped --...
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Harvey Brodsky, 76, a philanthropist and sports enthusiast -- he was a champion basketball player at alma mater Overbrook High -- who co-founded Philadelphia's Jewish Sports Hall of Fame, died Aug. 10. He was a resident of Haverford. A retired food products manufacturing executive, Brodsky's longtime commitment to sports led to a major role in the planning, development and realization...
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