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Donald SWARTZ Obituary
Age 98 of Golden Valley Formerly of St. Paul Passed away March 15th. Don was a pioneer in the broadcasting and entertainment industry. He was President of KMSP TV Channel 9; an Emmy Award winner; and a member of the Broadcasting Hall of Fame. He was also active in the community serving as President of the University of Minnesota Heart Hospital and the Temple of Aaron Synagogue. Don is survived by his wife of 74 years, Helen; children Stuart (Susie), Larry (Marcia) and Gary (Kristi); grandchildren Rick (Lisa), Rob (Jan), Ronnie (Sharyn), David (Judy), Carrie (Scott) Ellerbrock, Sarah (Doug) Brown, Rachel (Engly Lim), Lindsay (Scott) Kvasnik, Adam (Trisha Blacker) Perlman and Zack Perlman; great-grandchildren Jackson, Aidan, Samantha, Lauren, Eva, Ariel, Jordan, Jacob, Ethan, Emily and Lexie. Special thanks to caregivers Laura Ruff, Joyce Schreur, Marlene Minkler, Krista Canniff and Jordan Lamber. Funeral service TUESDAY, 1:30 p.m. at the TEMPLE OF AARON SYNAGOGUE, 616 So. Mississippi River Blvd., St. Paul. In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to the Helen & Donald Swartz Family Fund at the Temple of Aaron Syn. or the donor's favorite charity. SHIVA 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at 250 Turners Crossroad S., Golden Valley 55416. Hodroff-Epstein 612-871-1234
Published in Pioneer Press from Mar. 17 to Mar. 18, 2014
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