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Ira S. Steinberg

January 12, 1933 ~ April 15, 2019 (age 86)


RA SHERMAN STEINBERG, age 86. Beloved husband of 63 years to Priscilla  Steinberg (nee Sawyer); father of Daniel Steinberg (Kimberli deceased), Jill Steinberg, and Ethan Steinberg (Rona);  brother of Eve Eisman (Jeffrey deceased), Jon Steinberg (Marilyn Richards), and Barry Steinberg (Cathy); grandfather of Margaret Sawyer, the late Elena Steinberg, and Eli Steinberg; uncle of Ben Eisman, Cindy Jackson, and Mark Steinberg; cousin to many. Educated at Boston Latin, Brandeis University (BA), and Harvard University (EdD in Philosophy of Education), Ira enjoyed a career in the Education and Philosophy departments at Oberlin College as well as eleven years in the Deans Office. He enjoyed a number of activities, such as hunting, fishing, opera, classical music, fine dining, and all sports.  Donations in memory of Ira should be sent to the Community Foundation of Lorain County, 9080 Leavitt Rd., Elyria, OH 44035. A memorial service at Kendal at Oberlin will be scheduled later this year.

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