Sanders “Sonny” Solot, 91, died Feb. 5, 2018.
Mr. Solot was a real estate appraiser who taught and mentored many of Southern Arizona’s appraisers. A native Tucsonan, he got his real estate license at age 16 and began working with his father, Ben H. Solot. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He later taught at Pima Community College and the University of Arizona. Mr. Solot was among the founders of the Desert Aires clarinet choir that toured Arizona, Australia and New Zealand with the Tucson Concert Band. He served as president of Jewish Family & Children’s Services, was a member of Rotary Club and served on the Arizona State Board of Appraisal.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth-Jean Solot; children, Steven of Tucson and Ellen of Sebastopol, California; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Services were held at Temple Emanu-El with Rabbi Batsheva Appel officiating, followed by a graveside ceremony at Evergreen Cemetery with Rabbi Sanford Seltzer officiating.
Arrangements were made by Adair Funeral Homes.