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Lee J. Garfield

March 23, 1928 ~ July 25, 2018 (age 90)



Lee J. Garfield of White Plains, New York and formerly of Oceanside, New York and Boynton Beach, Florida passed away peacefully at his residence on Wednesday morning, July 25, 2018 in his 90th year.  He was the adored husband of 67 years to Louise. Treasured father to Sharon (James) Bukowski, Susan (Jay) Kushner, Mitchell (Cathy) Garfield. Beloved grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle.
Passionate educator/leader, NYC Board of Ed, New York State Reading Association, Hebrew Academy Long Beach. Lifelong advocate for inclusion and diversity.


Family and friends are invited to Pleasant Manor Funeral Home, Inc. 575 Columbus Avenue Thornwood, New York 10594 on Friday, July 27, 2018 at 11:00 AM for funeral services. Rabbi Ronald Broden will officiate the service. 


In lieu of flowers, donations in Lee’s memory can be made to Anti Defamation League ( or

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