July 2, 2013
David S. G. Rothman, 89, a retired Philadelphia School District science and math teacher and former ladies apparel manufacturer and bar owner, died Monday, July 1 of heart failure at Lankenau Hospital in Wynnewood, PA. Mr. Rothman earned a B.A. in Liberal Arts and an M.S. in Education at the University of Pennsylvania.
He was deeply involved in the antique automobile hobby as a former officer of the Valley Forge Region – Cadillac & LaSalle Club and former board member of the Cadillac & LaSalle Club Museum & Research Center. He was dedicated to the AACA Museum in Hershey, Pa and chaired the Adopt-a-Car Program until mid-June. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Toni Weisgrau Rothman. Graveside services were held at Roosevelt Memorial Park.
Donations in his memory may be made to the AACA Museum, 161 Museum Drive, Hershey, PA 17033 or to University of Pennsylvania Hillel, Steinhardt Hall, 215 S. 39th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104.
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