Intermountain Jewish News

Banner
Saturday,
Oct 25th

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

Two Israelis killed in Nepal bus accident

Julie Wiener Two Israelis were killed and at least three wounded in a tourist bus accident Friday in Nepal. ... [Link]

From the Archive: The funeral (and TV movie) of Klinghoffer

Raffi Wineburg Decades before thousands would show up to protest “The Death of Klinghoffer,” over 1,000 came to honor the death of Klinghoffer. ... [Link]

Rabbi Dr. Judith Abrams, pioneering online Talmud teacher, dies at 56

Raffi Wineburg Rabbi Dr. Judith Abrams, founder and director of online Talmud study program MAQOM and author of numerous books, has died. ... [Link]

Nominations open for NBN Bonei Zion Prize for outstanding immigrants

Marcy Oster Nominations have opened for the Nefesh B’Nefesh Bonei Zion Prize recognizing outstanding English-speaking immigrants to Israel. ... [Link]

Lawyers for Palestinian-American woman want to bar terrorism from trial

Marcy Oster Lawyers for an American of Palestinian descent accused of concealing her conviction on terrorist bombings in Israel are seeking to bar references to terrorism at her trial. ... [Link]

Israeli envoy: Jordan king blasting Israel to appease his Arab allies

Cnaan Liphshiz Israel’s ambassador to Jordan suggested that King Abdullah’s recent claim that Israel kills Arab children en masse stems from pressure by Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Egypt. ... [Link]

Danish health director: No reason to ban circumcision

Cnaan Liphshiz Denmark’s national health authority does not think non-medical circumcision is risky enough to justify a ban on it, the body’s director said. ... [Link]

European rabbis seek laws singling out anti-Semitic hate speech

Cnaan Liphshiz European rabbis called on governments throughout the continent to pass laws targeting hate speech against Jews. ... [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