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Alex Savitz

AGE: 94 •

Alex Savitz, former Principal of P.S. 221 Brooklyn and P. S. 54 Staten Island died May 12, 2017 at the age of 94. He served as teacher, Assistant Principal and Principal in New York City schools for 40 years. He was also an instructor in education at Brooklyn College and at Wagner College Staten Island. During World War II he served in the U.S. Coast Guard at two navy bases in Greenland and aboard the USS Tulare an attack cargo ship.

An avid sailor along the Jersey coast for many years, he looked upon sailing as a reflection of life, occasionally tranquil and suddenly unpredictable.

His beloved wife of 64 years, Frances passed away in October, 2009.

Condolences may be sent to his son, Dr. Richard Savitz and his wife Joanne and to the grandchildren Danielle and Andrew Savitz. Also, condolences may also be sent to his daughter, Mrs. Helene Solimando and her children, Jamie and Jon.

Arrangements are by "BLOOMFIELD-COOPER" Manalapan, NJ.
Published in Asbury Park Press on May 14, 2017
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