Gerald "Gerry" Landy
Gerald "Gerry" Landy, age 81, of Chicago. Beloved husband and best friend of Marilyn Heckmyer. Loving father of Ronna (Richard) Beckmann and David (Andrea) Landy. Adored grandfather of Max, Gus, and Audrey. Dear brother of Elissa (Ira) Lieb. Treasured uncle, cousin, and friend to all. Gerry was an avid bridge player and a collector of collectors who possessed a passion for life. The family plans to celebrate Gerry's rich life later this year. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, or Greater Chicago Food Depository, Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,

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Published by Chicago Tribune on Jan. 13, 2021.
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I am so sorry to hear this, i have been off facebook for awhile... may his memory be a blessing <3
Daryl Novick
January 18, 2021
Marilyn, We are so sorry to hear this news. Gerry was a great friend and a wonderful business mentor. We treasure the time we´ve spent with both of you.
Byron Roche & Paula Scholl
January 17, 2021
The Kaczmareks
January 17, 2021
I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. I know that he kept his family and friends close to his heart. May his memory be for a blessing
Bette Anne Shanley
January 16, 2021
What a terrible loss. I know how much he loved and adored his wife, daughter, son and grandchildren. My condolences to Marilyn and his entire family. I will miss his and his wonderful sense of humor
Elaine M Carlino
January 16, 2021
Please accept my deepest sympathy. I know Gerry from duplicate bridge. He was a lovely man and I always enjoyed seeing him. I hope you find comfort in the life you shared and the memories you have. Judy Meister
Judy meister
January 15, 2021
Tellement désolé et affecté par cette disparition ! Toutes nos pensées vers vous Marilyn ainsi que vos familles . One part of us is gone .
Jean-Paul & Alain
January 15, 2021
Dear Marilyn, I´m so sorry to read of your loss. I´m sending you positive thoughts and my condolences.....Shari
Shari Tepper Mayes
January 14, 2021
Gerry was one of my trusted friends and advisors when I worked with him at FGMK. I will miss him greatly. My prayers go out to his family and friends. A donation has been made to the Chicago Food Depository in his name.
Judy Aburmishan
January 14, 2021
The Moustakis Family
January 14, 2021
Dear Marilyn: I'm so saddened by your loss. My deceased wife Valerie and Gerry were 2nd cousins and were fairly close before we moved to San Diego and lost touch. Having lost a spouse, my heart goes out to you in this time of grief. Yes, time will help heal the "wound", but the memory of your love will endure forever.
Fred Tamkin
January 14, 2021
Dear Marilyn, As you know Gerry was one if a kind, great smile, wonderful laugh, best hugger, always enthusiastic, amazing zest for life. Always in my heart. Love you Marilyn, hope we can talk soon. With loving kindness to you and the family. Jill
Jill Dobkin
January 14, 2021
Gerry had a contagious lust for life which he passed to all who knew him. I was honored to be his friend all of these years. He blessed us with Marilyn, his wonderful wife. May you have strength in the coming days and remember the 1000's upon thousands of great times we all had.
Sherry Lynn Brown
January 14, 2021
Marilyn so sorry for your loss- Gerry just had reached out to me on January 9th to get you a birthday gift...Bakelite
Julie Windsor
January 14, 2021
Such a sweet and kind man. I will miss Gerry at our family gatherings. My sincerest condolences to Marilyn, Elissa, and all who felt his love. May his memory be for a blessing.
Wendy Sigele Hosmer
January 13, 2021
So sorry, Marilyn to hear about Gerry. My most deepest sympathy to you and the rest of the family.
Allean Kaplan
January 13, 2021
Elissa Lieb
January 13, 2021
Marilyn. We are very sorry to learn of your loss and offer our sincere condolences. I think of you often and had just read many of the posts on Gerry´s Facebook pages.
Sandra Brown
January 13, 2021
Gerry might not be here physically but spiritually he will always be with us!! We will miss him and we are always here for you Marilyn
Susie and Michael
January 13, 2021
You already know how much we will miss Gerry. There is a huge hole in the place he filled in our lives.
Clive & Judith Kamins
January 13, 2021
Our deepest sympathies to you Marilyn and extended family on this unexpected loss. God´s peace to all.
Dr n Mrs Alan n Anna Cramb
January 13, 2021
Not just a customer, but a dear friend. You will truly be missed by us all. We will keep you in our hearts and prayers Geraldo. Rest in peace my dear friend.
Sam Citro
January 12, 2021
My sincere sympathy to you, Marilyn, and family. Love to all of you. P
Pat Satt Steinway
January 12, 2021