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Harry Schoenberg Obituary
Harry Wechsler Schoenberg, 86, died at his home in Sedona, AZ, on November 19, 2013, after a brief period of failing health. His passing is mourned by family and friends. Born in New York City on July 27, 1927, to Esther Wechsler and Herman Bernard Schoenberg, MD, a general surgeon, Harry attended The Lawrenceville School, the United States Naval Academy, Yale University, and the University of Pennsylvania. He taught at Penn and St. Louis University, and served as Chair of Urology at The University of Chicago from 1976 to 1993. He then moved to Sedona, where he was active in many community organizations. He is survived by his wife, Lelia West Schoenberg; three children, Mark and Richard Schoenberg and Jennifer Lustman; two stepchildren, Nicole and Michelle Stacey, and 14 grandchildren. Harry will be remembered as a generous soul, a committed and proud parent, and a dedicated and joyful patron of classical music. A memorial will be held Friday, December 13, 2013, at 11am at The Jewish Community of Sedona. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to The Verde Valley Sinfonietta (vvsinfonietta.org) or The (Alz.org).
Published in Chicago Tribune on Dec. 3, 2013
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