Harry Aschkinasi, a lead fundraiser for National Jewish Hospital and one of the founding directors of the Art Students League of Denver, passed away June 20, 2013, in Denver. Rabbi Evette Lutman officiated at the June 23 graveside service at Emanuel Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements.
“He engaged in his work and in community activities with passion, enjoyment and humor,” his loved ones said. “Being part of the Jewish community was always important to him, and he was active in B’nai Havurah for many years.”
Mr. Aschkinasi was born in 1914 in New York City and earned his JD from the NYU Law School.