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  • "Sept 5,2016 I forgot to mention that the ringtone on my..."
    - Jeff Simmons
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    - Carolyn Ohlbaum
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    - Deborah
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    - Jeff Simmons
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FIELDS--Irving, passed away peacefully in his 102nd year. World renowned pianist, composer and conductor beloved husband of Ruth and dear father of Diane Shaffran, Penny Dechowitz, Peter Dechowitz and Mark Fields; cherished grandfather of seven and great-grandfather of two. Services Tuesday, 12:30pm at "The Riverside," 76th St. and Amsterdam Ave. There will be no formalized Shiva. Should friends desire contributions may be made to the Friars Foundation.

Published in The New York Times on Aug. 22, 2016