Gary Erlbaum


Gary Erlbaum, 79, of Payson, died Feb. 28, 2002. He was born Oct. 27, 1922, in Leipzig, Germany.

He survived the holocaust and was therefore especially proud to serve as a noncommissioned intelligence officer in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Survivors include his companion JoAnn Everetts of Payson; one son, Eric Erlbaum and his wife Marie of Phoenix; one daughter, Sheila Bogost and her husband David of Albuquerque, N.M.; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Edith.

Burial was held at the Veterans' National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona in Phoenix.

Arrangements were handled by Newcomer Family Mortuary, Scottsdale.

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