Obituary: Edith S. Makler

Edith S. Makler, 91, died July 12, 2019, of pancreatic cancer. Born in New York on April 18, 1928, Mrs. Makler graduated from the University of Arizona in 1948, married Howard Makler in 1949, and returned to New York to start a family. The family resettled in Tucson in… Read more »

Obituary: Pearl Joseph

Pearl Joseph of Oro Valley, 88, formerly of Brooklyn and White Plains, New York, and Lake Waubeeka, Connecticut, died July 7, 2019. Mrs. Joseph was a teacher, ceramicist and poet. As a volunteer, she was a founding member of the Greenburgh Nature Center and WISH Westchester, both in New… Read more »

Obituary: Robert Strauss

Robert “Bob” Amo Strauss, 75, of Dallas, Texas, died Aug. 4, 2019. Mr. Strauss was born in Dallas, the oldest son of Helen and Bob Strauss. He attended St. Mark’s School of Texas before graduating from Hillcrest High School. He attended the University of Texas at Austin and University… Read more »

Obituary: Bernie Orman

Bernie Carl Orman, 94, died July 19, 2019. Mr. Orman was born in Detroit, Michigan, to Fannie and Jack Orman. A skilled musician, he played the violin, trumpet, and clarinet. He drove Highway 66 from Detroit to Tucson in 1959 in a red two-door Chevrolet with his wife, Betty,… Read more »

Obituary: Marshall Fealk

Marshall Fealk, 72, died July 7, 2019. Mr. Fealk was born in Detroit, Michigan. He obtained a BA from the University of Michigan; JD from the University of Wisconsin Madison; and LL.M. in taxation from the University of Miami. He practiced law for over 46 years. He served as… Read more »

Obituary: Claire Cohon

Claire Stollman Cohon, 89, of Los Angeles, died Aug. 2, 2019. A teacher and philanthropist, she was born to Louis and Dora Stollman in New Brunswick, New Jersey, in 1930, as the Great Depression was taking hold. By age 4 she was operating the cash register in her parents’… Read more »

Obituary: Dorleen Mallis

Dorleen Greta Mallis, 89, died July 6, 2019. Mrs. Mallis was born in San Francisco. Her parents, Herman and Pauline Ray, brought her, their only child, to Tucson when she was six months old. She was a proud Tucson High Badger and UA Wildcat. Soon after graduating, she married… Read more »

Edith Makler

Edith S. Makler, 91, died July 12, 2019, of pancreatic cancer. Born in New York on April 18, 1928, Mrs. Makler graduated from the University of Arizona in 1948, married Howard Makler in 1949, and returned to New York to start a family. The family resettled in Tucson in… Read more »

Donald W. Grose

Donald W. Grose, 72, died June 30, 2019. Mr. Grose graduated Arizona State University in 1972, and received his teacher certification from the University of Arizona in 1990. He taught art/photography at Marana Middle School from 1990 to 2009. As a professional photographer for over 50 years, he was… Read more »

Arthur Naiman

Arthur Naiman

Arthur Naiman, 78, died May 13, 2019. A longtime San Francisco Bay Area writer, editor and publisher, Mr. Naiman was best known as the creator of the first independent Apple user manual, “The Macintosh Bible.” Mr. Naiman was born in Chicago, graduated from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, and… Read more »

Sima Aziz

Sima Aziz

Sima (Simi) Aziz, 88, died May 28, 2019. Mrs. Aziz was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Jennie (nee Finesilver) and Benjamin Gerel of Russia. She grew up in the Bronx with two brothers and three sisters. In 1951, she moved to Tucson, where she met and married Rahmat… Read more »

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… Read more »

Fred Fruchthendler

Fred Barry Fruchthendler, 67, died June 19, 2019, following a lengthy stay at Tucson Medical Center. 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… Read more »

Sonia Barr

Sonia Barr died May 17, 2019.  Mrs. Barr belonged to AMIT and founded a chapter in Tucson, continuing her participation from Mizrachi Women in Brooklyn. She was president of the Ladies Auxiliary at Yeshivah Ohel Moshe in Brooklyn and ran several charity events.  She was a member of an… Read more »

Adele Borin

Adele Borin, 95, died May 18, 2019. Mrs. Borin was born in Detroit and moved to Tucson in 1993. She was an accomplished artist and yoga master who instructed at The Forum, where she was a resident in her later years. Mrs. Borin was pre-deceased by her husband of… Read more »

Richard Marimow

Richard (Rick) Marimow, 66, died May 17, 2019. Mr. Marimow was born in Flushing, New York. He earned a B.A. in  political science and an MBA at the University of Arizona. He was involved in the medical imaging field for over 30 years and served as district president and… Read more »

Harlan Capin

Harlan M. Capin, 89, died May 17, 2019. Mr. Capin was born March 10, 1930, to Sam and Lillian Capin. The Capin family were long-time Nogales merchants. He attended Fishburne Military School in Virginia and the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He returned to Nogales and spent… Read more »

Barry Lee Sack, M.D., June 29, 1949 – May 16, 2019

Barry was born in Cleveland, Ohio, to Sam and Francis (Botnick) Sack, who were children to Russian immigrants. Barry was very close to his maternal grandparents, who shared their home. Barry’s early jobs included working at a drugstore, an ice cream store, an ice cream plant and he drove… Read more »

Betsy Tanzer

Betsy Chernoff Tanzer, 84, died May 12, 2019. Mrs. Tanzer was born on Nov. 18, 1934, in Middletown, Connecticut, to Phillip M. and Pauline S. Chernoff. She grew up in Middletown with two brothers and a twin sister. She attended Brandeis University, University of Michigan, and graduated from the… Read more »