HOWARD SACHS

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SACHS--Howard, PhD, M.D., 85, died December 6, 2011. Survivor of the WWII battle for Okinawa. He became a pioneering scientist in neuroendocrinology after getting his doctorate in biochemistry from Columbia University in 1953. At age 48, he left a prestigious scientific career and became a physician, with one goal--to help people. Dr. Howard Sachs is survived by his loving daughters, Susan, Linda and Nancy.

Published in The New York Times on Jan. 8, 2012