STANTON H. HIRSCH, 1923 ~ 2013 Retired Dentist, Social Figure, Arts Lover Well known Santa Fean, Stanton Harrington Hirsch, age 90, died at a Santa Fe, NM care facility, October 29, 2013 after several months of failing health. He was born in New York City October 23, 1923, the son of the late Charles and Rose Hirsch. His younger brother Don preceded him in death in 1994. Stan is survived by Leda T. Hirsch, Don's widow, and niece Judy Hirsch; both live in Florida. Stan (he did not like to use the title Dr.), was educated in dentistry at the University of Louisville, KY and served as a military dentist at the end of WWII. He spent most of his professional career at Niantic, CT. He moved in 1971 to Santa Fe with his partner James Baird, a retired literary professor, who died in 1989. Stan was a lively social figure who attended and gave parties with style and enthusiasm. He was a supportive patron of the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, and Santa Fe Opera. Cremation and burial will be private. The family extends thanks to the staff at El Castillo; the medical team at PMS Hospice Care, and especially to his care givers and friends Gary Denmark and Patrick Christopher. Memorial tributes may be sent to Santa Fe Opera or Chamber Music Festival. Berardinelli Family Funeral Service 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505) 984-8600 Please sign our guestbook for the family at: www.berardinellifuneralhome.com
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Berardinelli Family Funeral Service
1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505
Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Jan. 1, 1900