Nathan J. "Natey Dear" MILLER

MILLER, Nathan J. ?Natey Dear?

Age 92, of Delray Beach, FL, passed away on January 24, 2013. A native of Paterson, NJ, Mr. Miller lived in Fair Lawn, NJ, until the mid-1970s, when he relocated to Palm Beach County. An alumnus of Indiana University, Mr. Miller traveled the country, playing tenor and baritone saxophone with multiple Big Bands. He then established a widely recognized residential and commercial development reputation that spanned the east coast, with communities that culminated in homes throughout Palm Beach County, including Woodlake, Crosswinds, and estate homes in The Hamlet; where he served as club president for two terms. Predeceased by his first wife, the former Elaine Shouger Miller, Mr. Miller is survived by his adored wife of 34 years, Carol B. Miller. He also is survived by daughters Cindy K. Miller (Debi Young, Annette Spallino) of Westfield, NJ; Ann Miller Glendenning (Donald) of Wallingford, VT; son Alan Miller (Marcia) of Delray Beach; stepchildren, Ellen Levine Chait (Stephen), Boca Raton; Susan Levine Perea (Greg Young), Red Hook, NY; and Jay Levine (Manana), Bearsville, NY; grandchildren Todd Miller (Kathleen); Melissa Miller; Tammy Miller; Keryn Dizon; Jeffrey Glendenning; Ellen Bernstein Fertakos (Jason); Amy Leigh Bernstein; Melissa Bohler (Crispin Fife, Jr.); Jessica Chait (Paul Wolpe); Michal Rose Weinberger; Gabrielle Perea; and Lauren Perea. He also was great-grandfather to Isabella Dizon, Holden Dizon, Evan Patrick Miller, Sean Bohler, Seth Bohler, Amaya Fife, and Lia Fife, and his beloved dogs, Bessie and Sugar, who filled his life with joy. Mr. Miller enjoyed a host of friends and colleagues who respected his extraordinary professionalism and even more, his strong intellect and loving demeanor. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Hospice of Palm Beach County. Immediate services were private.

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Published in The Palm Beach Post from Jan. 25 to Jan. 27, 2013