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Mount Sinai Obituaries and Services » Alan Kantrowitz
January 21, 1936 - November 28, 2019
Service Information Mount Sinai Hollywood Hills - TaNaCH Chapel
Service Date: Sunday December 8th, 2019
Service Time: 10:00 am
Mount Sinai Hollywood Hills - TaNaCH Chapel
5950 Forest Lawn Drive
Los Angeles, California 90068
Alan Kantrowitz, of Los Angeles, CA and Park City, UT died on Thanksgiving Day November 28th, 2019. Born on January 21, 1936 in Brooklyn, New York, to Mary and Samuel Kantrowitz, he was 83.
He is survived by and was married to Pamela Kantrowitz (née Newman) for 45 years. Together they have 2 children, Chris and Jamie, their spouses Mickey and David and grandchildren Teddy, Sy and Akira, who carries his Hebrew name. He was loved like a second father by his nieces and nephews Ilene, Brett, Scott, Jon and Jared and their spouses and children.
A lifelong entrepreneur and clothing manufacturer, Alan was well-known in both the Los Angeles and New York industries. He built and sold several companies over his life time, including Monterey Canyon, with his brother Wally (deceased) and later his nephews Elliot and Scott, now deceased.
Alan was known for his infectious smile and optimism, passion for his family and community, and his kind and compassionate spirit. He was deeply committed to the Israel Bond Organization, serving in various board capacities, including Board Chair, over several decades. He loved skiing and tennis, spending almost 50 years as a member of the Mulholland Tennis Club, and playing singles and winning into his 80’s. He will be profoundly missed by his family and his many friends and colleagues.