Morris Kaplan, 86, of Longboat Key, died April 6, just one week shy of his 87th birthday.
Born in Detroit, Mr. Kaplan grew up to become a skilled carpenter.
A Longboat Harbour resident since 1991, he enjoyed dancing, fishing, trolling through the mangroves, playing pool, cooking and enjoying a good meal with family and friends.
Mr. Kaplan is survived by his wife, Marle Abramson; three children, two step-children, six grandchildren; and
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