Michael Albert Sachs
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SACHS, Michael Albert Michael Albert Sachs, age 67, born in St. Louis, Missouri, passed away on November 29, 2019 in Palm Beach, Florida where he was a resident. Michael is survived by his beloved wife Louella; son David and his wife Diana Liu; daughter Laura Sachs and husband Jordan Fisher: stepchildren Cooper and Camryn Kanew: grandchildren Juniper, Annabelle, and Axel Sachs; sisters Ellen (Henry) Dubinsky, Myrna (Myles) Hayutin, Sherrian (Robert) Meyers; brothers Harvey (Marlene) Sachs, Phillip (Patricia) Sachs; and many nieces and nephews. Michael was preceded in death by his parents Nellie and Ben Sachs. Michael earned a B.A. in science and an MSPH in health management from the University of Missouri. He became an internationally renowned health care visionary. He was a serial entrepreneur, who throughout his career started and grew several companies, including Sachs Group, bSwift, Solucient /HCIA-Sachs, Sg2, and Repp Health. In the process he created thousands of jobs and launched numerous successful careers. He attracted, motivated, and advanced incredibly talented health care professionals. He was recognized as a great leader, strategist, mentor, and friend by all who worked with him. Despite his demanding schedule, Michael always found time to have a cup of coffee with anyone seeking his knowledge and wisdom. Michael's passion for making a difference in this world led him to contribute meaningfully both financially and through his leadership skills to organizations such as: The American Jewish Committee, Ravinia Festival, Ounce of Prevention Chicago, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles and the Goodman Theater, where he also established the Alice Rapoport Center for Education and Engagement. Through Michael's love for life, his other passions included the arts, boating, golf, travel and his deep commitment to the YPO and CEO organizations. Michael will be remembered by many for touching and improving their lives with his personal style and charm. Celebrations of his remarkable life will be held at the Martin Theater at Ravinia Festival 418 Sheridan Road, Highland Park, Illinois on December 10 at 11:00AM. Reception to follow until 1:30PM. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made in Michael's honor to: American Jewish Committee-AJC.org (in honor of Michael Sachs to AJC Israeli-Palestinian Integration Initiative) Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund- (www.dmsf.org), Ravinia Festival- (raviniawb.org/tribute-fund).

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Published in Palm Beach Daily News on Dec. 7, 2019.
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December 9, 2019
What a wonderful life he gave to us in the health care community. Your husband and father was quite remarkable. Sincere sympathies to you.
Marilyn Hanzal
December 6, 2019
Please allow me to express my deepest condolences for your loss. I pray that the God of all comfort grant you peace at this time.
December 6, 2019
May God's promise found in John 6:40, of the hope to see our loved ones again, comfort your heart and give you peace, strength, and hope in the days ahead.
December 3, 2019
I am glad to have known Michael and he will surely be missed. Hie unexpected passing reminds us all of how precious and fleeting life can be.
Rich Rucinski
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