Intermountain Jewish News

Banner
Wednesday,
May 06th

E. Lee Garlett, MD

E-mail Print PDF

Dr. Lee GarlettDr. E. Lee Garlett, a Denver native who worked as a physician at Rose Medical Center for half a century, passed away May 17, 2009. Funeral services, with Rabbi Bruce Dollin and Cantor Martin Goldstein officiating, were held May 19 at the HEA with interment at Emanuel Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements.

Born in Denver on April 29, 1924, Dr. Garlett was educated at Cheltenham Elementary, Lake Junior High, West High School, the University of Texas at Austin and the Tulane University Medical School. At Texas, he graduated Phi Beta Kapa and at Tulane he graduated number one in his class.

He was a WW II veteran of the US Navy, and later served during the Korean War as a US Air Force captain, stationed in a M.A.S.H. unit in Anchorage, Alaska where he treated wounded soldiers.

Dr. Garlett married Rosalice Garlett on Aug. 24, 1951 in Philadelphia. He was preceded by her in death on Dec. 21, 2004.

From 1954 to his retirement in July, 2004, Dr. Garlett was on staff at Rose Medical Center as an internist and cardiologist.

His family described him as a “devoted husband, father and grandfather, a dedicated physician for 53 years who was admired and respected by his medical colleagues and patients. He loved spending time with his family. He and his wife traveled to Israel, London, Paris, Italy, Hawaii and Mexico.”

Dr. Garlett is survived by his daughter Nina (David) Ickovic; his sons Philip (Catherine) Garlett, Frank (Debbie) Garlett and Jon Garlett; his sister Shirley (Harold) Waxman; and his granddaughter Laura Laff.

Memorial contributions may be made to Rose Community Foundation, 600 S. Cherry St., #1200, Denver, CO 80206; or to Beth Nehamah Hospice/Shalom Park, 14800 E. Belleview Dr., Aurora, CO 80015.

 

IJN e-Edition

This is only a taste! Get full access to the IJN via our e-Edition, only $14.04 for IJN Print subscribers.

E-Edition subscribers get access to a complete digital replica of the IJN, which includes all special sections.

Get the IJN's free newsletter!

Shabbat Times

JTA News

Families of U.S. servicemen return paintings stolen from Germany after WWII

Marcy Oster The families reportedly began the process of returning the artworks after seeing the movie “The Monuments Men,” directed by George Clooney, who also starred in the 2014 film. ... [Link]

French investigation into death of Yasser Arafat completed

Marcy Oster Evidence in the investigation to determine if Yasser Arafat was poisoned was sent to the prosecutor in the Paris suburb of Nanterre; the prosecutor has three months to determine whether to close the c... [Link]

Clock on Netanyahu negotiations for new government ticking down

Marcy Oster Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has until midnight tonight to form a coalition government. ... [Link]

Google Street View to map Israel Trail

Ben Sales The trail will be the longest one photographed for Google Maps, and the first that spans a whole country. ... [Link]

Danish pro-Palestinian group steps up campaign to label settlement goods

Marcy Oster The Danish Palestinian Friendship Association will take its campaign nationwide after a Copenhagen bus company removed ads aganist goods produced in the West Bank, calling them “unnecessarily of... [Link]

Amid Baltimore strife, one rabbi finds hope

Ben Harris Etan Mintz, the rabbi of Baltimore’s oldest continually active synagogue, writes of a renewed sense interfaith commitment to bring city residents together and work toward systemic change. ... [Link]

Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association names new president

Marcy Oster Rabbi Nina Mandel, spiritual leader of Congregation Beth El in Sunbury, Pa., joins two other women in leading the Reconstructionist movement. ... [Link]

Alan Gross lobbies for easing U.S. travel, trade restrictions with Cuba

Marcy Oster Despite being jailed in Cuba for five years, Gross would like to return to the island nation if it would help promote good relations, his attorney said. ... [Link]

Intermountain Jewish News • 1177 Grant Street • Denver, CO 80203 • 303 861 2234 • FAX 303 832 6942
email@ijn.com • larry@ijn.com • lori@ijn.com