Friday, 23 December 2011 00:00
Arthur Lerner died at home in Danville, CA, of natural causes at the age of 97. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Elizabeth Goldman Lerner; his children, Dr. Hilary Lerner of Alamo, CA, Jeanie Lerner of Orinda, CA, Dr. Charles Lerner of Bantam, CT, and Dr. Melanie Lerner of Canmore, Canada; and eight grandchildren. He was predeceased in 1971 by his eldest child, Carla Lerner Hart. After living in Great Neck 61 years and contributing in many ways to their community, Arthur and Elizabeth Lerner moved to California in 2008 to be closer to most of their family. In these last years, Arthur continued to charm everyone he met. Nobody who knew him will forget Arthur Lerner. Donations may be made to Natural Resources Defense Council.