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Mayer Gerson


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Mayer Gerson Obituary
October 25, 1928 - December 28, 2017 Mayer ("Marvin") Gerson, 89, died peacefully in his Northridge home on December 28, 2017. Born in Philadelphia on October 25, 1928, Mayer was the youngest of four children (Harold, Gene, and Evelyn). He spent his early youth in Washington DC before moving to the Boyle Heights area of Los Angeles with his family in 1937. He worked as a civil engineer for the City of Los Angeles for 30 years, retiring in 1988. Mayer married Nora Ishkanian in 1961, and they remained married until her passing in August 2016. Mayer loved painting, music, bridge, and politics. He is survived by his daughter Janine "NeeNee" (Paul), son Kevin (Jenny), and grandchildren Alex and Annabel.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Jan. 3, 2018
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