Alan Moss Bornstein M.D.

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BORNSTEIN , ALAN MOSS, M.D., of Louisville, born March 28, 1934, son of Sarah and Maurice (Barney) Bornstein, died on June 23, 2014.

Alan graduated from Male High School (valedictorian, Class of 1950-½) and Indiana University, where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity, before earning his medical degree from the University of Louisville, graduating at the top of his class. He trained at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Massachusetts General Hospital, University of Louisville and the University of Michigan, while also serving briefly as a physician and captain in the U.S. Army in Columbia, South Carolina. Alan practiced as an internist in Louisville for over 30 years and had close and rewarding relationships in the local medical community. He was unfailingly dedicated to taking care of patients, and his patients appreciated and admired him greatly. After retiring from private practice he was on the faculty of the University of Louisville Department of Medicine, worked for Passport Healthcare, and at Baptist East and Jewish Hospitals. He also gave generously of his time in volunteering for The Fairness Campaign.

Alan enjoyed traveling with his wife Marilyn, gardening, working crossword puzzles, and sharing off-color jokes with his brother Ed, who could make him laugh like no one else. The family would also like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Jane Cornett for her professionalism, care and service.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 56 years, Marilyn G. Bornstein.

He is survived by his brother, Ed Bornstein (Marsha); children Susan Bornstein (David Fox), Brian Bornstein (Christie Emler) and Joan Bornstein; and grandchildren Lillian and Melissa Bornstein and Hannah and Brandon Woempner.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, June 27, 2014 at Herman Meyer & Son, 1338 Ellison Avenue with burial to follow in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Marilyn and Alan Bornstein Fund for Family Therapy at Jewish Family and Career Services, 2821 Klempner Way, Louisville, KY 40205 or donor's favorite charity.


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Published in The Courier-Journal from June 25 to June 27, 2014
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