William Kahn, of Overland Park, Kansas, and formerly of New York City and Longboat Key, died Feb. 1. He was 73.
Mr. Kahn was born March 8, 1938, in New Rochelle, N.Y. He attended Milwaukee Country Day School then attended Cornell University; he graduated from Rollins College in Winter Park. After graduation, Mr. Kahn sold real estate in New York for Feist & Feist. He then came to Longboat Key as co-owner of Far Horizons Resort.
He had a great sense of humor and will always be remembered for his storytelling and his trivia knowledge. The greatest loves of his life were his two children.
He is survived by his son, A.J. Kahn, and daughter, Louise Kahn.
A memorial visitation was held Feb. 3.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia-Lymphoma Society (leukemia-lymphoma.org). Condolences may be left online at www.mcgilleystatelinechapel.com.
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