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BERGNER, MICHAEL, 81 On Sunday, October 28, 2012, Mike lost his battle with ALS and moved on to his eternal, spiritual resting place. Born in Brooklyn, NY, on August 16, 1931, to Louis and Belle Bergner, he attended Stanford University, the University of Arizona and obtained his B.A. from UCLA. In 1955, Mike earned his L.L.B degree from Harvard Law School. Mike and his family moved to San Diego from Boston where he started his own real estate investment company before setting up his own legal practice which he maintained until July of this year. A brilliant lawyer that championed the underdog, Mike truly enjoyed helping his clients. An avid skier, swimmer and lover of classical music, Mike is survived by Karen Darnell, his beloved partner of 32 years, his two sons Lou and Barry, six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and his loving poodle Bella.

Published in U-T San Diego on Nov. 15, 2012
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