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The Purple Heart is the oldest American military combat honor still in existence. Awarded to those who are wounded or killed in any action against an enemy of the United States, the Purple Heart is a symbol of courage and dedication in the face of mortal danger. This memorial site is dedicated to all the brave men and women who have been awarded this honor.
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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Purple Heart recipient Barbara Kanter

Kanter, Barbara April 28, 1929 - Dec 5, 2018 Long term Sarasota educator, Barbara S. Kanter, passed into eternity at age 89 on December 5, 2018. She is survived by husband and purple heart and Bronze Star recipient WWII veteran, Robert A. Kanter; four sons, Douglas, Michael, Jeffrey and Steven Kanter; two daughters, Amy and Leslie Kanter; brother, James Steig; 14 grandchildren, and two great-grandsons. Barbara was born on April 28, 1929 to Henry and Sylvia Steig in New York. She later moved...
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