Michael Gardner

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Riverside Memorial Chapel

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Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY
Michael passed away on October 20, 2016 at the age of 76. His is survived by his wife Lynda, his brother Robert, his children Loren (Curt), Glenn (Theresa), Brian (Sarah), and Kimberly, and his beloved grandchildren Joseph, Casey (Eliza), Andrew, Danielle, Jennifer, Steven, Kaitlyn, Schuyler, and Ella. Michael graduated from Brooklyn College and entered the United States Navy as an officer in 1961. After the Navy he began his finance career on Wall Street. He was a theater producer and served as Chairman of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Michael also served as a Trustee on many boards. Michael lived a colorful life and experienced many ups and downs, but demonstrated extreme resilience, passion, and a zest for life that shone through it all. Donations in his name may be made to the Mental Health Association of New York City or The American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
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