SANDLER--Dr. Ivan Seth, of Merrick, New York, on August 4, 2015. Born December 28, 1942, in Brooklyn, New York, son of Charlotte and Harry Sandler. Beloved husband of Joan Sandler. Loving father of Tracey Sandler and Karen Sandler, grandfather of Cora. Dr. Sandler graduated with an engineering degree from Cooper Union and received his Ph.D. from Columbia University. He was with the engineering-consulting firm Weidlinger Associates Consulting Engineers, retiring as a principal after 47 years. Dr. Sandler received the Mel Baron Award in 2003, given for unique contributions to computational structural dynamics and the shock- and vibration-related specialty fields, as well as for lifetime achievement. He was vice president of the Archaeological Institute of America, Long Island Society, member of Tau Beta Pi and an avid bridge player.
Published in New York Times on Aug. 7, 2015.