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BERND MAGNUS, 76, of Riverside, California, passed away on November 3, 2014 at the Cypress Gardens Care Center. He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Lore Woodcock Magnus, and his children, David Magnus and Victoria Varnals, and grandsons, Tyler and Ryan Varnals. He is also survived by his sister, Miriam Eis, and his niece, Michele. Bernd was born in Danzig during the Nazi occupation and survived the Holocaust. He emigrated to the United States in 1947 and came of age in New York City. He went on to do a PhD in Philosophy at Columbia University and became an internationally recognized scholar of German philosophy, particularly the work of Nietzsche. He is the author of 3 books and numerous articles. He was a professor in the department of Philosophy at the University of California at Riverside for over 35 years. Bernd took great pride in the accomplishments of his children and was known for his generosity. A memorial service will be held at Temple Beth El on Monday, November 10 at 12 o'clock with a meal of condolence to follow. The family asks that a donation be made to a in lieu of flowers. Arrangements Entrusted to the Care of 9695 Magnolia Ave., Riverside, CA 92503 (951) 785-4071. Please go to www.akesfamilyfuneralhome.com and sign the guest book.

Published in Press-Enterprise from Nov. 8 to Nov. 10, 2014
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