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Marvin A. Kaplan


1928 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Marvin A. Kaplan Obituary
May 23, 1928 - February 16, 2016 Marvin A. Kaplan, M.D. passed away peacefully on February 16, 2016 at his home with family in attendance. He was born and raised in Philadelphia, but spent most of his life in Los Angeles; he was 87 years old. Dr. Kaplan received his Cardiology training at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Chicago with Aldo Luisada, M.D. then was Chief of Cardiology at Long Beach VA Hospital and on the faculty of University of California Irvine. He was Chief of Cardiology at St. Vincent's Medical Center in Los Angeles for 18 years. During this time he had Clinical Faculty appointments at USC and UCLA schools of medicine. He was proficient on the clarinet and saxophone and was a gifted jazz musician. He played professionally in Philadelphia and continued to play all types of music for enjoyment throughout his life. He was a loving husband to his wife of 42 years, Frances Kaplan, a loving father to his sons Elliot M. Kaplan (Jeanne), Mitchell J. Kaplan (Annie), Loren N. Kaplan and daughter Pamela D. Kaplan Brown (Rick), loving Grandfather to Ali Kaplan Vaux (Rob), Marvin E. Kaplan (Ladin), Ariel Kaplan, Ezekiel Kaplan, Benjamin Brown, Theo Brown and loving Great Grandfather to Eliaydin Kaplan. He will be missed by all. Services will be held on Friday February 19 at 10:00 A.M. at Mount Sinai Mortuary and Memorial Park Hollywood Hills in the TaNaCH chapel.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Feb. 18 to Feb. 19, 2016
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