Born October 7, 1935, the only child of the late Samuel L. Barak and Rose Brilliant Barak, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Denver, CO on October 30, 2013. He is survived by his long-time friend, Betty L. Campbell, of Los Angeles and his cousins, Dr. Jeffrey Ball and Michael Ball of Los Angeles. Henry was born and raised in Los Angeles and relocated to Denver in the late 1990s. He graduated from UCLA with a B.A. and Masters Degree in Social Anthropology and a Masters Degree in Fine Arts, Film Production. Some of his best memories included the many days he spent at the Griffith Observatory and the years he worked at Landers-Roberts. Henry was quite an extraordinary person and shall be greatly missed by all who knew him. A Vigil of Remembrance was held on November 8th in Denver. Memorial donations in his memory may be made to Allied Jewish Apartments (Atten. Michael Klein, Executive Director), 22 South Adams Street, Denver, Colorado 80209.
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Published in the Los Angeles Times on Dec. 22, 2013