GORDON--Joseph, 93, on August 29, 2012. Devoted family man who possessed an incomparable wit and prodigious memory. He served in World War II. He adored animals. He was a gifted athlete, businessman, and scholar. He was dearly beloved by many, especially his wife Beate Sirota Gordon, his children Nicole and Geoffrey, and grandchildren Lara, Samuel, and Danielle.
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Published in The New York Times on Aug. 31, 2012