He was born to Jacob C. and Jean Abend Fruchthendler, on July 19, 1951 at Tucson Medical Center. Mr. Fruchthendler served as the chairman of the board of Jewish Family & Children’s Services and the Carondelet Foundation, as well as a supporter of many other community organizations. In his business, Fruchthendler Insurance Company, which was founded by his father, he carried on the tradition of personal service.
Mr. Fruchthendler was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Saul.
Survivors include his former wife, Lee Hunt; stepchildren, Jandro (Evyn) Davalos of Tucson and Ben (Eva) Davalos of London; and two grandchildren. He was also a family member of the Condits, Rosens, Romanos, Kahns, and Greenbergs.
Services were held at Congregation Anshei Israel with Rabbi Robert Eisen officiating, followed by interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Jewish Family & Children’s Services.