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Obituary: Robert Hersch

Robert Michael Hersch, 69, died Oct. 3, 2019.

Mr. Hersch was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Abington High School and went on to receive a B.A. in political science from American University in Washington D.C., a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Arizona, and a law degree from Seattle University. He practiced law for 33 years in Tucson, focusing on working toward non-adversarial, collaborative resolutions to client disputes. On Oct. 10, 1987, he married Trudy Walsh.

Mr. Hersch was preceded in death by his parents, Sidney and Evelyn (Rosenberg) Hersch, and his nephew, Jonathan Schwartz.

Survivors include his wife, Trudy; and sister, Joan Schwartz of Boca Raton, Florida.

A celebration of life will be held at East Lawn Palms on Monday, Nov. 4 2019, at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter & Sanctuary, PO Box 13508, Tucson, AZ, 85732.