EWERT--Alfred P., of New York and Tuxedo Park, NY, died on August 23rd at the age of 80 from complications of Parkinson's Disease. He was born and raised in Detroit, MI, and graduated from the University of Michigan in 1955. He served as a 1st Lieutenant in the US Air Force in France from 1955 to 1957. On his return he entered George Washington University Law School and graduated in 1961. He became a member of the Virginia, DC, and New York Bar Associations. In 1964 he joined the patent law firm Morgan and Finnegan in New York, became a partner soon thereafter, and had a distinguished career in patent litigating until his retirement in 2003. His pro bono work included successfully representing the town of Tuxedo in preserving its environment against massive development. He was an expert skier and tennis player, and a member of The Tuxedo Club. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Tucker Ewert, two daughters, Caroline Ewert Jaenicke, of Wellesley, MA, and Alexandra Ewert Farnell, of Park City, UT, four grandchildren, his sister, Marge McGoff of Charlevoix, MI, and brother, Herb Ewert, of Vero Beach, FL. Services will be private.
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Published in The New York Times on Aug. 29, 2014