Summary: popular real-estate developer and investor who established a string of successful businesses and managed a growing portfolio of real estate in the Seattle area, who with his brother Harry helped to launch the revitalization of Pioneer Square in the early 1970's by restoring the historic J&M Cafe, which became a beacon of Seattle night life, who was a long-time landlord of the University District's famous Blue Moon Tavern and testified for official landmark protection to save it when new property owners threatened to demolish the tavern in 1989, who also was a benefactor of numerous charitable organizations, including the Seattle Chabad House, Childhaven and the City of Hope.
Cause of Death: Airplane accident
Born: September 25, 1940
Died: January 31, 2000
Location: Port Hueneme, California