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Teacher And Scientist
applied for a job in the Wayne State
now in West Bloomfield. "He was a
scientist, but of even greater signifi-
"I was looking for a job, and he was
cance he was a mentsh."
the professor and I was directed to him
Dr. Rossmoore is survived by his
from the Hungarian foreign office,"
wife, Dr. Kati Rossmoore; sons and
said Kati who came to
the United States with
Steven and Jacquelyn
Rossmoore of Harrison
"It turned into a beau-
and Shelly Rossmoore
tiful and wonderful 27
of Huntington Woods;
years, and I treasured
daughters and sons-in-
every single day of it,"
law, Nancy and Allan
she said. "We told each
Poster of Arizona,
other every day how
Sandra and Dr. Iain
lucky we are."
McIntyre of California,
Dr. Rossmoore served
as president of many
of Illinois; grandchil-
societies and was one of
dren, Jennifer and
the world's leading
experts in dealing with
the problem of microbial
contamination for met-
Rhonda Poster, Ian and
alworking fluids. He was Dr. Harold R ossmoore
hired as a consultant to
Heather and Andrew
the Big Three automakers to solve
McIntyre; mother, Bessie Rossmoore;
and sisters-in-law and brother-in-law,
problems with bacterial growth in air
Dr. Susie Szlatky, Dr. Peter Nagy and
conditioners and upholstery.
Dr. Rossmoore taught religious
He was the loving son of the late Ira
school students at Temple Israel for
seven years during the 1950s and early
Rossmoore; and dear brother of the late
1960s when the synagogue was in
Interment was at Beth El Memorial
Park. Contributions may be made to
"He pursued his own goals in life
the Karmarros Cancer Institute.
and did not attempt to replicate any-
thing that anyone had attained," said
Arrangements by Ira Kaufman
Rabbi Harold Loss of Temple Israel,
HARRY KIRS BAUM
0,0,000 of his former stu-
dents, Dr. Harold
Rossmoore taught microbi-
ology for 40 years until he
retired in 1994.
To his wife, Dr. Kati Rossmoore, he
was a treasure.
Dr. Harold Rossmoore, 78, of West
Bloomfield, professor emeritus of bio-
logical sciences at Wayne State
University in Detroit and founder and
president of Biosan Laboratories Inc.,
died July 28, 2003, of leukemia.
The holder of seven patents, Dr.
Rossmoore wrote 100 journal articles
and eight book chapters as well as
authoring or editing four books.
Born in 1925, in the Bronx, N.Y., he
graduated from a prep school at 16 and
attempted to enlist in the Army Air
Corps in 1942, but failed the eye exam.
After majoring in chemical engineer-
ing at City College of New York, he
enlisted in the army and served as a lab
technician in a MASH unit during the
last two years of World War II.
After his service, he enrolled at the
University of Michigan in Ann Arbor,
where he earned a bachelor's degree in
pharmacy, a master's in pharmaceutical
chemistry and a doctorate in microbi-
ology before landing a job at Wayne
State in 1954.
He met his wife, Kati, when she
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SANFORD "SANDY" DANZIG,
53, of Farmington Hills, died Aug. 1,
He is survived by his beloved wife,
Pamela Goldberg Danzig of
Farmington Hills; daughters, Alissa
Brooke Danzig of Farmington Hills,
Rebecca Naomi Goldberg of
Farmington Hills; father, Harry
Danzig of West Bloomfield. He was
the dear, devoted son of the late Ann
Danzig; son-in-law of the late Narky
and Ida Barr.
Interment at Adat Shalom
Memorial Park Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to the
Morning Minyan Fund at
Congregation Beth Shalom, 14601 W.
Lincoln, Oak Park, MI 48237; the
Shul, 6211 Quaker Hill Dr., West
Bloomfield, MI 48322; Bais Chabad
of Farmington Hills, 32000
Middlebelt Road, Farmington Hills,
MI 48334 or to a charity of one's
choice. Arrangements by Dorfman
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SARAH AUSCH, 81, of Southfield,
died Aug. 3, 2003.
She is survived by her sister-in-law,
Gita Ausch of Montreal, Quebec;
friend, Robert Winkler of Oak Park.
She was the beloved wife of the late
Alexander Ausch; loving sister of the
late Zolton Ausch.
Contributions may be made to a
charity of one's choice. Interment at
Hebrew Memorial Park. Arrange-
ments by Hebrew Memorial Chapel.
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