David Carl Lennartz, 59, of Santa Monica, CA, passed away February 20, 2014. Born January 27, 1955, in Inglewood, CA to William W. and Edith R. Lennartz, David graduated from Inglewood High School in 1972, received a BA in Biology from UCLA, and earned a PhD in Cell and Protozoan Physiology from the University of Kansas. He will be dearly missed by his beloved colleagues and students at the American Jewish University in Los Angeles, where he served as Senior Lecturer and Chair of the Bioethics and Natural Sciences Department. He is survived by his loving wife of 32 years, Suzanne, his brother Thomas, nephew Patrick, and sister Kathryn Anastasi (James) and nieces Elizabeth and Mary.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Mar. 1, 2014