Mr. Simon’s first career was in the garment center of New York, selling children’s wear. Upon moving to Tucson in 1989, he earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in psychology from Prescott College, and worked for Jewish Family & Children’s Services for 18 years. He moved to Florida in 2014.
Mr. Simon was preceded in death by his wife, Bernyce “Bunny” Simon.
Survivors include his children, Michael (Lynn) Simon of North Caldwell, New Jersey, and Debbie (Robert) Quint of West Palm Beach, Florida; brother, Alan (Dee ) Simon of Sarasota, Florida; five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
Services were held in Delray Beach. Interment was at Evergreen Cemetery in Tucson. Memorial contributions may be made to either the National Parkinson’s Foundation or the charity of one’s choice.