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BASKIN, David David 'Uncle Dave' Baskin 96, of Canton, formerly of Holbrook and Stoughton, died February 19 at home after a brief period of declining health. Dave was born in New York on December 31, 1924 to the late Samuel and Rose Baskin. He was the husband of the late Evelyn Baskin for 72 years. He leaves behind his children Gerry Baskin and his wife Amy Paul of Sharon and Lori Rosen and her husband Jeff of Natick, along with his beloved grandchildren, Abby Rosen, Rachel Baskin and Charlie Baskin. He was predeceased by his sisters, Ruth Launer and Charlotte Abber. Dave served in WWII and worked as an accountant until the age of 88. He lived life to the fullest and brought joy to so many people. He will be remembered for his years of volunteering, his singing and dancing and his books! Services will be private. Donations may be made to the Resident Holiday Fund, Brightview of Canton, 125 Turnpike St., Canton, MA 02021, or to Seasons Hospice, 1 Edgewater Dr., Norwood, MA 02062. A more detailed remembrance can be found at www.schlossbergchapel.com Schlossberg Family's Chapel "Family Owned" (781) 828-6990

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Published in Boston Globe from Feb. 21 to Feb. 22, 2021.
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March 18, 2021
Sorry to hear about David Baskin's passing.
Maureen Sullivan
February 24, 2021
I had the pleasure of knowing David as a dedicated and caring volunteer at New England Sinai Hospital. With patience and care, he devoted countless hours to providing companionship to dozens of chronically ill residents of the hospital. The entertainment programs he arranged, with sponsorship of the hospital’s Men’s Associates, brought hours of joy. May is memory always be a bles
Margi Sandman
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