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Waisbren, Sam Charles August 22, 2019, age 30, of New York. Cherished son of Laura and Charles J.Waisbren, M.D. Dear brother of Harry (Sari, M.D.) Waisbren and Julie (Steve Kempton, M.D.) Waisbren, M.D. Loving grandson of Florence and the late Burton Waisbren, M.D. and the late Phyllis and the late Julius Rubin. Treasured uncle of Charlotte Noa Waisbren. Further survived by a legion of loving relatives and friends. Funeral services 10:30 AM Sunday, August 25, 2019 at Congregation Sinai, 8223 N. Port Washington Rd., Fox Point. No visitation prior to service. Interment Mound Zion Cemetery, 14510 W. North Ave., Brookfield. Memorials to Congregation Sinai.

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Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Aug. 24, 2019.
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November 17, 2019
Dear Waisbren Family, My condolences for the loss of your son , Sam. May God give you comfort,grace and strength in your time of sorrow. I am praying for you.
Michael Kielbon
October 1, 2019
I am terribly sorry for your sudden loss. Wishing you and your family peace. I didn't know sam but met his aunt on a flight and can't imagine what your family is going through. My condolences.
Jorge Boone
September 2, 2019
Dear Waisbren Family,
I am a retired nurse living in Charlottesville, VA. I am a native New Yorker having worked at Bellevue Hospital in the 70's. I am writing to express my deepest sorrow at the loss of your dear son. Pat J.
Pat J
August 29, 2019
Laura and Charles

Please accept our deepest of sympathies
To. You and your Family

Terry and Jay Goodman
Terry /Jay Goodman
August 28, 2019
Dr. and Mrs. Waisbren & Family,

Praying for your sweet son Sam and all of your family.
Giovanna Buhl-Germanotta
August 28, 2019
So sorry to hear this terrible news. Please accept my sincere condolences . Sam will remain a fun loving student in my memory.

Suzanne Weinstein
Suzanne Weinstein
August 28, 2019
To the Waisbren family, sorry for your loss
peter bliske
August 27, 2019
Dear Waisbren family, Please accept my sincere condolences. My heart aches.
Cheryl Spencer
August 27, 2019
I am so sorry for the tragic loss of your son/brother/loved one. I hope you can find peace again someday. There is little any of us can do, but know that there are likely thousands of people who are thinking of Sam. I didn't know him, but I have a son, and imagine the pain must be unbearable. Please take care. Sending love and hope your way.
Robin D
August 27, 2019
Hello Waisbren Family.

My name is Alyssa and I started working with Sam on April 15, 2019. That was also my very first day at CB Insights. I came into the company from a previous sales role in banking and was placed on a pod with Sam, Zach, Ezra and Matt. I was one of three SDR's. From the very first day I started Sam welcomed me, he was kind and his calming personality made me feel comfortable to ask questions. I knew Sam's reputation on the team of being one of the more experienced Account Executives and I knew I wanted to make a good impression. Over time I believe I impressed him as he would joke with other SDR's that I was a demo machine and if my peers didn't work as hard as I did he would give me their accounts. This might seem odd but it was very funny and my peers knew he was joking but I always took it as flattering to my work ethic.

About a month ago the team went through a restructure because we were growing so fast and they wanted to pilot a group of 2 account executives and 2 SDR's (which was not typical). My manager told me that Sam requested to keep me on his team and that he wanted to sit next to me (as a coaching opportunity). Again, I felt flattered that a account executive of more tenure and experience chose me to work on their team! Sam would tell me in passing more often than blatantly state that I was doing good work and that he was excited about an opportunity we had with a prospect. He wasn't one to be outspoken with me but I did feel very close to him as a colleague and friend. There are countless memories that I cherish and countless jokes I shared with him and two of my peers that also sat close by.

The night before Thursday, August 22nd we had a call. We have been working on an account based in Singapore and we have been getting very close to a deal with their investment team. That night we weren't sure what their decision would be on our product, as you can imagine conversations were limited via email due to time difference. The call went very well, Sam was professional but I knew his voice sounded excited. I called him immediately after the call around 9:30pm to ask him his thoughts and what he was feeling in regards to the call. He was excited and so was I! I told him goodnight and that I would see him tomorrow and he said the same back to me.

We had another call together Thursday morning at 9am. Sam sometimes would show up at the office a minute before demo so I wasn't exactly worried until it was about 9:07am and he was unresponsive to my text. I saw that he had a call on his calendar before at 8:30am and I assumed the call went over scheduled time. I waited a bit until around 9:30am and as you can imagine that was when I started to ask his friends like Henry, his boss Jason and my manager where he was and if anyone had heard from him. Sam was my senior colleague, friend and mentor at CBI. I knew he was funny and very easy going but I saw him as something most people closer to him did not. He was my boss in a way and I respected his vision on accounts and strategy and I worked very hard to impress him every single day.

Funny story:

Sam loved to use his fidget spinner on calls! He gave me one and we would sit together on a call and spin the silly plastic devices as a way to calm nerves. I've never been one to be hyper or need something like that but for some reason I used it anyways bc he gave it to me and I felt it was our thing. I look at the silly piece of plastic differently now, I smile and spin the device and will continue to remember all of our funny days and serious days as well. Your son has taught me a lot in these short but worthwhile 4.5 months and I will cherish his spirit and our memories forever.
Alyssa DiCampli
August 26, 2019
Sending your entire family prayers of healing during this unbelievably difficult time. Feel G-d wrap his arms around you all.Peace and love,Betty Kupper
August 26, 2019
May God keep his arms around you and your family during this time of bereavement.
August 26, 2019
Rick & I offer our deepest sympathy to your family
at this most saddest of times. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

Richard & Carol Dethloff
Carol Dethloff
August 26, 2019
I used to work with Sam in NYC. I grew up in the Midwest, too. Sam and I didn't know each other that well but we spoke daily. I got fired from the company we worked at in pretty dramatic fashion. It was a very difficult time in my life. Sam was one of the only people who reached out to me and wished me luck moving forward. I'll never forget that and how kind of a gesture it was. My sincerest condolences to his family. I am so very sorry for your loss.
August 26, 2019
First summer at the Waisbren lake house
Bailey Priem
August 26, 2019
Dear Laura and Charles,
I'm so sorry for your loss. I will always
Remember Sammy .... A nice kid , with a sweet personality. I had the pleasure of
watching him grow the Elite Sports Club.
Frank Gancitano
August 26, 2019
Waisbren Family,

I have sat down to write this note three times over the last three days and every time I start typing, I stop at "there are no words to express the love I have for Sam and your wonderful family." While I will truly never have the right words, I want you to know that you are sincerely in my thoughts and prayers. Growing up with Julie and Harry, I considered Sam to be the little brother that I never had. Whether it was playing tennis after school or talking basketball, Sam was just such a fun, kind and warm person to be around. He made everyone around him so much better and shed a light on so many people. Over the years after high school, Sam and I would catch up from time to time and instantly talk about our beloved Milwaukee Bucks. Let me tell you -- if there was one Milwaukee Bucks fan more passionate about the team than Harry Waisbren ... it was definitely Sam. His passion for his favorite basketball team was symbolic of his passion for life and his friends and family. Part of me can't help but think that when his beloved Bucks win the NBA Championship, it will be for Sam, dedicated in his honor and spirit. I know he will be smiling on that day and that he will be smiling down on all of us for years and years to come.


Zach Eisendrath
August 26, 2019
I want to extend my deepest sympathy to Dr. Charles Waisbren and his family at this time of great sadness. May you all find peace.
Brian Brush
August 25, 2019
My deepest sympathy to Dr. Charles Waisbren
and family.
James Schulgit MD
August 25, 2019
Wishing peace unto the Waisbren family at this time of great sorrow.
Valerie K.
August 25, 2019
Rifkin Family have no words to express how we are praying for you.
August 25, 2019
My heart aches for the Waisbren family -- I hope that one day when you speak of him that a smile will form first before a tear .
Delia Newlin
August 25, 2019
We did not know Sam personally, but knowing his father, Dr. Charles Waisbren, we want you to know that we are mourning along with you. He sounded like an exceptional son, brother and friend. We are extending our deepest sympathy to the Waisbren family
Cheryl & Donna Piorkowski
August 25, 2019
I am keeping a candle lit in honor of Sam, his family and friends .... in honor of his life , your heartache and as a prayer vigil for you....that you will be cradled and comforted in Love. I am one of the millions of passionate people who have read about Sam and his vibrant , loving self and who care deeply and stand with all of you in your sorrow.

❤Respectfully in Heartfelt Sympathy, and with abiding Love❤
August 25, 2019
My deepest sympathy On your beloved son , brother , grandson , nephew cousin and friends of Sam . I am a mother of a daughter who lived in the building . Our hearts hurt for you .We praying and will continue to pray for you all. May Sam rest peaceful for eternity.
Stacey Simmons
August 24, 2019
I never knew Sam, but am heartbroken at his passing. My deepest sympathies to his family and friends. May he rest in peace.
Barbara Shernoff
August 24, 2019
Waisbren family

I didn't know Sam but I know Julie from residency. I am heartbroken to hear about your family's tragedy and the loss of your beloved son, brother, grandson, uncle. Sam sounded like a wonderful young man with his whole life ahead of him. I wish your family strength and comfort in the coming days and years ahead. Your family's loss has touched the world who is mourning along with you.

Elyse Cohen
Elyse Cohen
August 24, 2019
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August 24, 2019
Sam. I never got the chance to meet you in person but I pray that you are in peace now up in heaven ..
It's terrible to hear about the way you passed and I express my sincere sympathy to your family
I am deeply saddened and the loss your family have encountered. My heart goes out to Your whole family. I can't imagine the pain of not having you near enjoying life.. rip Sam.
Daphne Henriod
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