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HOWARD R. FRIEDMAN

September 10, 2014

U.S. Veteran

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Obituaries » HOWARD R. FRIEDMAN

FRIEDMAN, HOWARD RUSSELL, 91, of Montpelier, died September 10, in his home with his family. Born in New York City in 1922, he passed his childhood in Brooklyn. He was a graduate of Middlebury College and a member of the 10th Mountain Division in World War II and received the Purple Heart. Howard received his doctorate in philosophy from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1966. He worked as a professor at the University of Connecticut, Waterbury, for 26 years. He was a passionate rock climber, outdoorsman, photographer and peace activist. Howard’s parents were Samuel Friedman and Elizabeth, nee Prochinsky. He was predeceased by his son, Peter Friedman, in 1980. He is survived by his wife, Daisy Friedman, nee Bostaetter; daughter Diane Friedman, of Boston; son Michael Friedman, daughter-in-law Sarika Tandon; one granddaughter; his brother, Robert Friedman, and sister-in-law, Joyce Friedman.

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