GERSTNER--Louis V., III, passed away on August 14, 2013 at the age of 41 after a choking incident while dining in a restaurant. Beloved father of Grace and Olivia, he was the President of the Gerstner Family Foundation. A graduate of St. Paul's School, Princeton University and Columbia Business School, he dedicated much of his adult life to providing educational opportunities to underprivileged children. In addition to his children, he is survived by his sister, Dr. Elizabeth Gerstner and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis V. Gerstner, Jr.

Published in The New York Times on Aug. 20, 2013