Thursday, January 28, 2010

Obituary: Marvin Mazursky - Class of 1952

MADISON - Marvin Mazursky, age 40, of 7110 Colony Drive, died on Friday, March 14, 1975 after a long illness. Born in Madison, he was a lifelong Madison resident. He was a life insurance underwriter for the New York Life Insurance Co. He graduated from Madison Central High School where he participated in football and was a city 440 yd. dash champion. He was a veteran of the Korean War, where he received the National Defense Award Medal. Mr. Mazursky was a member of Temple Bethel. Survivors include his wife, Sharon; his mother, Mrs. Oscar (Rose) Mazursky of Los Angeles; two sons, Mark and Brent; a daughter Shana all at home' two brothers, Larry of Phoenix, and Charles of Los Angeles; and two sisters, Mrs. Frank (Linda) Kurtz, San Francisco, and Mrs. Guy (Beverly) Claudy of Los Angeles. He was preceded in death by a brother, Bernard, who died in Vietnam in 1968. Funeral services will be held at the FRAUTSCHI FUNERAL HOME, 3160 Speedway Road at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 17. The Rabbi Manfred Swarzensky officiating. Burial in Forest Hill Cemetery. There will be no visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Tribute and Memorial Fund of Temple Bethel or the Wisconsin Heart Association.

Originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal on March 15, 1975.

Notes: Marvin Mazursky's class year is based on information in the 1952 Tychoberahn, where his photograph is included among the graduating seniors. This obituary was reproduced as it originally appeared; however, "Temple Bethel" is a reference to Temple Beth El.

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