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Dr. Alfred David Katz M.D.


1925 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Dr.  Alfred David Katz M.D. Obituary
November 22, 1925 - December 30, 2016 Alfred David Katz, MD, the youngest child of Rose and Samuel Katz, was born in 1925 in Long Branch, New Jersey. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin after serving in the U.S. Army in Europe during World War II, and later attended Yale Medical School. Alfred married his one true and everlasting love, Cecelia in 1952. After surgical residency and a fellowship in oncology, he moved to Los Angeles where he practiced head and neck surgery. Alfred held multiple leadership positions both professional and philanthropic for over 50 years. He served on the boards and committees of the LA County Medical Society, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and American Cancer Society. He chaired and held leadership positions at the Jewish Federation Council, Anti-Defamation League, Temple Emanuel, and was a founding member of the Skirball Cultural Center. He was a longtime member and supporter of Stephen S. Wise Temple. Alfred David Katz is survived by his wife, four children and their spouses, ten grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Jan. 1, 2017
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