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On Wednesday, February 19, 2014 Thomas Gerard Klarner of Arlington, Va. Beloved partner and husband of more than 35 years to Neal Turtell; dear son of Elisabeth Klarner and the late Gilbert Klarner. Also survived by many siblings; family and loving friends. Tom was founder and owner of Best Checks, Inc., generous donor to the National Gallery of Art, Heritage Preservation and many other art and charitable organizations. A Celebration of his life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Sidney Kimmel Center at Johns Hopkins University Hospital, in memory of Tom Klarner in support of Doctor Lipson's Research.
charitable_giving/ or National Gallery of Art-Library, 401 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20565 or Little Sisters of the Poor, 4200 Harewood Road NE, Washington, DC 20017, www.littlesistersofthe

Published in The Washington Post on Feb. 23, 2014
Thomas Gerard Klarner
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