Eli S. (Elliot) Kalus

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KALUS, ELI S. (Elliot) 82 passed away peacefully on February 4th. Elliot was born in Brooklyn to Aaron and Claire Kalus. Predeceased by his parents, brother Danny & sister Blanch. Elliot is survived by his childhood sweetheart, his wife of 63 years Sandy, loving son Steven (Judy), grandson Adam, nephews David Kalus (Stephan Desper), Marc (Joanne) Saffer & Anthony Dimeglio, niece Nicole (George) Sahr, sister-in-law Phyllis Dimeglio, Life-long Friends, Howie (Albina) Shidlowsky, Toby (Lolly) Koota & Candi Casino. Last but not least, his furry buddy, Elmo, his red tabby. Elliot started his long career with Pitney-Bowes where he Managed Branch Offices in Long Beach, CA, Spokane, WA & Honolulu, HI. He returned to Miami and started his own business Kalus Finance & Leasing. Later he was with Plaza Health Networks as Secretary/Treasurer. He was a man that one would call a "mench". He was a person that would help anyone. Family, friends even strangers, once you met Elliot, you were his friend forever. Charming, funny and loved by countless people. He will be greatly missed. Special thanks to Iva Francis and Vitas for their compassionate care. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Elliot can be made to the Alzheimer's Association, www.alz.org/seflorida. Chapel Service, 11:00 a.m., Thursday, February 8th, at Levitt-Weinstein Memorial Chapel, 18840 W. Dixie Hwy, N. Miami Beach. Arrangements by Blasberg-Rubin-Zilbert (305) 865-2353
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Published in the Miami Herald on Feb. 6, 2018