Geoffrey F. Grossman

icon Geoffrey F. Grossman, age 78. Beloved husband for 50 years of Susan nee Mizel. Loving father of Laura (Daniel) Nye and Andrew (Ragan) Grossman. Proud grandfather of Theodore and Oliver Nye. Dear brother of George (Carol) Grossman. Lifelong Chicagoan, Senn High School grad. Highly-respected tax and estate planning attorney for 50+ years, never retiring, who mentored countless lawyers. Successfully litigated a landmark tax case prompting the U.S. Congress to change tax law. Committed outdoor runner,365 days/year for over 35 years. Participant in multiple marathons, including Boston and 50 mile ultra-marathon. Outdoor enthusiast who loved fishing the Great Lakes and hiking the nation's national parks and local forest preserves. District 107 School Board Member, Family Network Advisory Board for over 25 years. Adjunct Professor at John Marshall Law School. U.S. revolutionary war scholar. University of Michigan, Northwestern University School of Law. Wildcats football devotee. Chicago sports fan who never lost faith in the Cubs and always cheered for the underdog. Cherished his childhood Lionel trains. Service Monday, 2PM at Chicago Jewish Funerals, 8851 Skokie Blvd. (at Niles Center Road) Skokie. Interment Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Jewish United Fund, Ben Gurion Way, 30 S. Wells St, Chicago, IL 60606, www.juf.org or National Park Foundation 1201 Eye St. NW, Ste 550B, Washington DC, 20005, www.nationalparks.org. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822, www.cjfinfo.com

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Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on June 16, 2013