Dr. Myer Shulman
1925 - 2020
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Dr. Myer Shulman
Aug. 8, 1925 - Dec. 16, 2020
Resident of Palo Alto
Dr. Myer Shulman, beloved father, grandfather and uncle, passed away Wednesday, December 16, 2020 in Palo Alto, California at the age of 95. Myer was born in Pittston, Pennsylvania August 8, 1925, the youngest of four children to Russian immigrants, Isaac and Anna (Mintz) Shulman. He was preceded in death by his siblings Oscar Shulman, Sophie Rosokoff, and Gary Shulman. Myer graduated Cornell University in 2 years, Phi Beta Kappa, majoring in chemistry. He then served as a radar specialist in the Navy stationed at Bremerton, Washington. In 1946 he enrolled in the University of Buffalo Medical School, and pursued his internal medicine training at Montefiore Hospital in New York City. Myer spent his entire medical career in the Veterans Administration system in New York, Ohio, Oregon and Kansas serving the health needs of resident veterans. While working as an usher at the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra during medical school he met Millicent Solomon, whom he married September 24, 1950. They were together for 57 years until her death in 2008. Myer is survived by 4 children: Dorothy Shulman (wife of Ronald Reissmann), Joseph Shulman, Phoebe Shulman-Edelson (wife of James Edelson), and Nancy Shulman (wife of Saul Rotblatt). He is survived by 4 grandchildren: Molly Reissmann, Benjamin Rotblatt, Zachary Rotblatt and Mia Rotblatt. Myer was buried in the presence of his immediate family on December 23, 2020 at the San Juaquin National Cemetery, Gustine, California.


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Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Jan. 5, 2021.
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