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Veteran and administrative law judge, Irving Winick, dies

Irving Winick

Irving Winick, age 90, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on March 6, 2021.

Born on July 11, 1930 in Jersey City, New Jersey, Irving was a graduate of New York University Law School and the Culinary Institute of America. He served in the United States Army from 1956-1958, before moving to Tucson in 1977. Irving was a natural and creative lover of cooking his whole life, which led to him working in food service at Grand Teton National Park.

Irving went on to practice law in New Jersey and in Arizona as an Administrative Law Judge for the Department of Transportation. He rode an ambulance as part of an EMT class, saving a life with his first aid knowledge.

In retirement, he created hundreds of landscape oil paintings, inspiring other painters to experiment with new techniques. He also enjoyed playing bridge with his friends. Irving is remembered by many for his wonderful meals, enjoyment of carving and painting, sharp mind, love of traveling, and sense of humor.

Irving, beloved husband, father, and brother, is survived by his wife of 58 years, Marcia, and his son, Jonathan, of Dallas, Texas.

He is predeceased by his sister, Selma Raskin, and brother, Sol Winick.

Donations in Irving’s memory can be made to Jewish National Fund.