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Mount Sinai Obituaries and Services » Lawrence Kravitz
September 17, 1929 - November 7, 2015
Service Information Mount Sinai Simi Valley - Kamenir Chapel
Service Date: Wednesday November 11th, 2015
Service Time: 12:30 pm
Mount Sinai Simi Valley - Kamenir Chapel
6150 Mount Sinai Drive
Simi Valley, CA 93063
Lawrence B. Kravitz
September 17, 1929 – November 7, 2015 Lawrence B. Kravitz, 86, passed on Saturday November 7, 2015 in Reseda, California. He was born in Newark, New Jersey to Isidore Kravitz and Annie Shapiro. He was pre-deceased by his wife Betsy Land. He is survived by two children Suzanne Myers and Cathy Resnick. He has three grandchildren Lila Halbers, Jaden Resnick and Sydney Myers. He was also pre-deceased by his sister Adeline Ekhause. He has two sons-in-law Steven Resnick and Shawn Myers.
Larry served in the army during the Korean War. He was a pharmacist and psychiatrist. He had a private psychiatric practice in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, and was the Chief of Student Health at Temple University, serving all 3 campuses, for 23 years.
He genuinely cared about his friends and family, in addition to his students and patients. He was a loving, sensitive, involved and gentle father with a fabulous sense of humor! He had a lot of wisdom and was a visionary thinker.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to either the Alzheimer’s Association or the Los Angeles Jewish Home for the Aging.