Obituary: Milton Lucow

 

Obituary: Milton Lucow

 

Date: August 14, 2012
by: Observer Staff

 
 

Milton Lucow, of Sarasota, died May 28. He was 87.

Mr. Lucow was born Oct. 4, 1924. He grew up in Detroit and at age 9, started working in his parent’s stall at the Eastern Market.

He met his wife, Audrey Kline, when he was captain of the Central High School football team. They married in 1947.

After fighting in Europe during World War II, Mr. Lucow attended his freshman and sophomore years at Wayne State University. After two years of undergraduate, he entered law school at Wayne. In 1948, he graduated and was admitted to the Michigan Bar. He was a founding member of Garan, Lucow, Miller P.C.
Mr. Lucow was a founding member of Temple Emanu-El. He became its youngest president in 1960. He was then president of Tam-O-Shanter Country Club; president of United Hebrew Schools; president of Detroit Service Group; chairman of the Midrasha College of Jewish Learning; chairman of many divisions of the Detroit Allied Jewish Campaign and president of Temple Beth Israel.

In 2000, while he was Sarasota Florida’s General Campaign Chair, he was selected to serve on the National Board of United Jewish Communities.

Mr. Lucow is survived by his wife, Audrey; daughter, Cindy Stegman; son Michael Lucow; and three grandchildren.

Contributions may be made to UJA, 130 E. 59th St. New York, N.Y., or Temple Beth Israel, 567 Bay Isles Road, tbilbk.org. Arrangements were made by the Ira Kaufman Chapel.

 

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