Dr. Yehuda Nir

 

 

 

Age: 84

 

Summary: Polish-born psychiatrist whose childhood was shaped by having to masquerade as a Catholic in German-occupied Poland to escape Nazi persecution in an ordeal that he turned into the well-received 1989 memoir The Lost Childhood, and that guided him in treating victims of trauma.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: March 31, 1930

 

Died: July 19, 2014

 

Location: New York City, New York