Dr. Elliott Shapiro

 

 

Age: 91

 

Summary: psychologist and educator who is the last surviving founding member of the New York Institute for Gestalt Therapy (which he formed with Frederick and Laura Perls), and who was known for fighting public school squalor and bureaucratic lethargy in the New York City public schools in the 1960's.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: March 15, 1911

 

Died: February 17, 2003

 

Location: Manhattan, New York