age 67, passed away peacefully on January 28, 2018, at Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck, NJ. Born and raised in Queens, New York, Big Al resided in Bergenfield, NJ for the past 14 years. Alan received a Juris Doctor from Cornell Law School and practiced law in New York City. He was the adored son of Ruth and Arthur Taxerman, beloved brother of Roberta Taxerman Smith and brother-in-law Michael Smith, and cherished Uncle La to Emily and Danielle Smith. His great heart, love of life, brilliant mind, and keen sense of humor will be dearly missed by his family and friends. Graveside services will be held today at 10:30am, Cedar Park Cemetery in Paramus, NJ.
Published in New York Times on Jan. 30, 2018.