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Irwin Sanford Dreiblatt

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Irwin Sanford Dreiblatt

Dr. Irwin S. Dreiblatt, age 81, of Mercer Island, passed away peacefully with his family by his side, on September 26, 2017 in Seattle, WA. He was born in Brooklyn, NY on May 23, 1936 to Shirley and Harry Dreiblatt, where he grew up until his family moved to Denver in 1950. He attended Denver University and earned a B.A. in Psychology in 1957. In that same year he married his high school sweetheart, Lorraine Wright. He received his PhD in Psychology from the University of Colorado in 1962. The family moved to Seattle in 1965, where he began his private practice of over 40 years. As a Forensic Psychologist, Dr. Dreiblatt was recognized as an expert in the field of treating sexual offenders. He often served as an expert witness and helped establish treatment programs in institutions throughout the Northwest.

Dr. Dreiblatt is survived by his children, David (Kim) of Bellevue; Jeffrey (William) of Brooklyn, NY; Kathy of Olympia, sister, Francine Malin (Larry) of Woodland Hills, CA as well as his grandsons, Christopher and Ian. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 56 years, Lorraine Dreiblatt, and sister, Marilyn Schuster of Brooklyn, NY. Donations may be made to Holocaust Center for Humanity, Seattle or Swedish Medical Center Foundation.
Published in The Seattle Times from Oct. 10 to Oct. 11, 2017
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