Douglas Besen

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Douglas Besen, age 76, of Cumming passed away Jan. 14, 2015.
Born in Brooklyn, Doug lived most of his life in Lake Hiawatha, N.J., retiring to Georgia five years ago. He was self-employed as the president of Besen Associates, an executive recruiting firm in Mountain Lakes.
He was predeceased by his son, Jeffrey Robert Besen. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Marjorie Setzer Besen; daughter, Stephanie Ann Besen of Cumming; daughter-in-law, Kate Besen of West Caldwell; grandchildren, Jacob Thomas Besen, Charlotte Jane Besen, of West Caldwell; brothers and sisters-in-law, Richard and Marilyn Besen, Barry and Laura Besen; sister-in-law, Ronnie Setzer Pepin of East Brunswick; and many nieces and nephews.
Services were Friday, Jan. 16, at the McDonald and Son Funeral Home, with Shiva to be observed at the family home in Cumming.
In keeping with his wishes, Doug's ashes will be taken to Hawaii with a little reserved for the Las Vegas Strip.
McDonald and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in Forsyth County News from Jan. 17 to Jan. 19, 2015