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Silvy Alcalay


1923 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Silvy Alcalay Obituary
November 26, 1923 - October 8, 2016 Silvy Alcalay died peacefully in his home at the age of 92, October 8th, 2016. He is survived by his wife, Carol, (the only one he would share his plate of food with), his daughters, Allison, Gail, and Ronnie, and his grandchildren, Rena, Alix, Rachel, Jacob, Ruben, Silvi and David. Born in Sofia, Bulgaria he immigrated to the United States at the age of 16 where he graduated from NYU. During World War II he fought in the Navy on a mine sweeper in the Pacific. He was an aerospace engineer at Hughes Aircraft Company for more than 40 years. He was a voracious reader, a student of history and passionate about the independence of The State of Israel. A "good man" of great integrity he was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Oct. 12 to Oct. 22, 2016
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