ACKERMAN--Norman B., Devoted and loving husband of Anne G., for over 60 years, father of Sara, Beth, Amy (Rob) and Jean (Nick), grandfather of nine and great-grandfather of one. Graduated from DeWitt Clinton High School, B.A. Harvard College, M.D. University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Ph.D. in Surgery University of Minnesota. Dr. Ackerman served as a Captain in the US Army, professorships at Boston University School of Medicine, Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, New York, NY Medical College and was one of the first surgeons to do bariatric surgery. He will be missed.

Published in The New York Times on July 11, 2013