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1922 - 2016 Samuel Berman, 93, died peacefully in Reseda. A kind, principled man, he was loved and admired by family, friends, and colleagues. Sam grew up in the Bronx, served in the Army, and was happily married to Norma for 64 years. He earned his bachelor's degree from City College of New York and his master's from the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University. Sam dedicated his career to helping children and families. He directed residential treatment centers in Chicago and St. Louis and served as Assistant Director of the Child Welfare League of America in New York. While Executive Director of Vista Del Mar Child and Family Services in LA, he received the Koshland Award for outstanding administrator of a social service agency in California. Sam's family held a private funeral service followed by a reception for his friends at Fountainview, a retirement home for active seniors. Sam is survived by daughter Judy (Alan), son-in-law Haim, grandchildren Lisa, Aaron, and David (Lauren), and nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by wife Norma and daughter Diane. Donations to Vista Del Mar, SOVA, or a .
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Apr. 20 to Apr. 24, 2016
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