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ACHENBAUM--Alvin A., 90, on January 26, 2016. In 2000, he was named one of the most influential advertising executives of the 20th century by Advertising Age. Beloved husband of the late Barbara and Leila, devoted father of Jon Achenbaum, Lisa Kounitz and Martha Bratt and cherished father-in-law of Barb Achenbaum and Mark Bratt. Adoring grandfather of Julie, Amy and Anne Achenbaum, Benjamin and Jake Kounitz, Alex and Torie Bratt. Dear companion of Shirley Lindenbaum. Service Sunday, January 31, 9:45am at "The Riverside," 76 St. and Amsterdam Ave. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alvin A. Achenbaum Fellowship at the Hartman Center at Duke University.

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Published in New York Times on Jan. 28, 2016.
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January 29, 2016
Al Achenbaum deserved every award he ever received....especially the one called..."Mensch"
He will be missed, today and everyday.
Lynda and Ken Sheldon
January 29, 2016
My deepest sympathy to the Achenbaum family.
howard kamin
January 28, 2016
I am so sorry for your great loss. May the God who "binds up the brokenhearted" and "comforts all who mourn" sustain your family during this challenging time. (Isaiah 61:1,2) With heartfelt sympathy.
January 28, 2016
My deepest sympathy to the Achenbaum family. May you find comfort in the words found at 1 Thessalonians 4:14.
January 28, 2016
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. --Tobie, Jim and Julia Reisler
Tobie Stanger
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