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Irwin D. Shapiro


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Irwin D. Shapiro

Los Angeles - Irwin D. Shapiro, DPM, passed away August 23, 2018 in Los Angeles, CA at the age of 91. Irwin was born March 26, 1927, in Brooklyn NY to Lee and Murray Shapiro. A WW II veteran, Irwin served in the Navy aboard the USS Farenholt. He moved to Phoenix, AZ in 1953 with his wife Phyllis where he started a practice as a podiatrist. Irwin loved the desert and volunteered as a docent at the Desert Botanical Gardens for 20+ years. He will be remembered for his jokes, dancing and kibbutzing. He is preceded in death by his parents, sisters Doris and Janice and wife of 50 years, Phyllis. He is survived by his son Neal (Fay) and daughters Nina Jo and Sheri (Jonathan); grandsons Ari (Sora); Chaim; Nani; Jack (Molly) and Evan; granddaughters Sutter and Peri and great granddaughter Riva along with many friends. Donations can be made in Irwins memory to the Desert Botanical Gardens 1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85008.
Published in The Arizona Republic from Sept. 14 to Sept. 16, 2018
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