Fred Taich, 86, of Longboat Key, died Jan. 3.
Mr. Taich is remembered for his tireless and dedicated volunteer work as an officer at Temple Beth Israel, Mote Marine Aquarium, the Coast Guard Auxillary, Meals on Wheels and the Jewish Family and Children’s Service. He was also a 32nd Degree Mason and a member of the Scottish Rite, as well as the Longboat Key Rotary.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Rena Bellos.
He is survived by Alice, his wife of 64 years; daughters, Sharon Woods and Sue Goldsand; sons, Arthur and Tim; 11 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service was held Sunday, Jan. 6, at Temple Beth Israel. Memorial donations may be made to Mote Marine Aquarium, Temple Beth Israel or the Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Sarasota.