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Ivan Gur-Arie

Ivan Gur-Arie

Ivan Gur-Arie, 84, died Jan. 15, 2019.

Mr. Gur-Arie was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Marvin and Mania (Diamond) Gur-Arie. He graduated from Brooklyn College in 1954 and received his juris doctor from New York University School of Law in 1957. After graduating from law school, he worked as an attorney in private practice and for the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority. In 1963, he began working for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, and in 1989, he established his own law practice. Mr. Gur-Arie retired and moved to Tucson with his wife, Yvette, in 1992.

Mr. Gur-Arie was preceded in death by his son,

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Yvette; children Rachel (Paul) Medved, Michele (Steven) Dworkin; Deborah (Richard) Sodergren, and Joshua Gur-Arie; and four grandchildren.

Services and interment were held in West Babylon, New York.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Southern Arizona.