JEFFERY W. KURZ

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KURZ--Jeffery W., 88, speech and drama professor, died September 27, Leonia, NJ; Cleveland born, Kurz was in the Coast Guard in WWII, later became a Quaker committed to peace and a draft counselor during Vietnam. Graduate of Stanford (BA) and Columbia (PhD) he taught at CCNY and Baruch College. Poet, playwright, actor, director, active with Leonia Players' Guild, Kurz is survived by wife of 63 years Janis (Grimes); children Nancy Wood (Tim), Jeffery W. Kurz, Jr., David L. Kurz; many loving kin. Service is Noon, October 27, Friends Quaker Meeting House, Ridgewood, NJ.

Published in The New York Times on Oct. 6, 2013
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