Abraham Lackow

Abraham Lackow, 93, died July 11, 2020.

He was born in Brooklyn, New York on Oct. 14, 1926. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II and graduated from Brooklyn College as a biology major after his service. He served as a docent at the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum. He is remembered for his youthful exuberance, active lifestyle, artistic creations, sense of humor, and enthusiasm for life; his love of world traveling and most of all his love of family.

Survivors include his wife of 70 years, Norma; children, Ira Lackow (Kathy), Cynthia Lackow-Gavelek (Joe Swartz) and his grandchildren, Seth Lackow (Krista Unger), Jake Lackow, and Andrew Gavelek.

Services were held at Evergreen Cemetery with Rabbi Scott Saulson of Temple Emanu-El officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum