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1931 - 2014 |
Dr. Stanley Sheinkopf passed away on Monday, April 14. Dr. Sheinkopf taught English in Pasadena public and private schools for more than forty-four years. He graduated from
in 1957 and received a Ph.D. in comparative literature from Occidental College in 1972. Beginning in the late 50's he taught in the Pasadena Unified School District, and his final teaching years, 1984-2003, were spent at Polytechnic School, Pasadena.
He inspired students and colleagues with his enthusiasm for life and literature, his commitment to the overall life of the Poly community and his passion for teaching. He brought words to life in a fascinating and unforgettable way.
Stan, who was 82, is survived by his wife Barbara, his children, Stephen and Megan, and three grandchildren. All who wish to honor Stan's memory are invited to attend his memorial service on Friday, May 2, at 2 p.m. at Mountain View Mortuary, Sunrise Chapel, 2400 Fair Oaks Avenue, Altadena.
Published in San Gabriel Valley Tribune on Apr. 29, 2014
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