James Krum Abbot, "Jim", 80. Jim passed away peacefully on May 28, 2013 at his home in Boca Raton, Florida. He is the only son of William P. Abbott and Francis E. Krum both of whom precede him in death. He was born October 24, 1932 and raised in Cleveland, Ohio where he began his career of investment banking. Jim lived life to the fullest and filled his time with world travel, a passion for the arts, fine wine and most of all, the love os his family. He is preceded in death by his wife of 36 years, Mary Althans Abbott. Jim is survived by his daughter Julie K. Nickum (nee Abbott) of Lorain, OH; son John P. Abbott of Camden, SC and granddaughter Christina I. Nickum, also of Lorain, OH. A memorial gathering will take place on June 8th from 3 to 6 pm at Kraeer Funeral Home in Boca Raton. He will be interred in Cleveland, Ohio at Lakeview Cemetery at a later date. Any donations may be directed to the
in his memory.