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Tuesday, December 10, 2013
R.I.P. Dad (UPDATED WITH SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION)
I really feel strange posting about my personal life on the blog, but I just wanted to take a second and thank everyone for their emails, calls and notes about my dad, Stuart Markus. He was such a good man. I really can't think of a person that didn't love the guy.
I also want to thank Dave Ovalle for writing this obituary, which captures a lot of great stories about him.
He was almost 60 in this picture. 60! I wish I looked that good now.
And here he is recently, in his 80s:
UPDATED--WE ARE SETTING UP A SCHOLARSHIP IN MY DAD'S NAME AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI LAW SCHOOL WHERE HE GRADUATED IN 1958. DONATIONS CAN BE MADE AS FOLLOWS: