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U-M Computer Pioneer
Sunday, September 17, 2006
Clover Hill Park Cemetery Chapel
A special memorial service will be conducted by the clergy
of Congregation Shaarey Zee ek and each family
will visit the grave site for a personal prayer.
YESHIVA BETH YEHUDAH
School for Boys • Beth Jacob School for Girls • Early Childhood Development Center
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entire world is .sustained by the Torah study of young children"
During the coming week, the students of Yeshiva Beth Yehudah will study in memory of
the following departed friends. In addition, Kaddish will be said during the daily rninyan.
24 Elul Sept 17, 2006
Peter S. Goldstein
Marvin Bertram Spevakow
Anne H. Helfman
Anna Rosenberg .
25 Elul Sept 18, 2006
Naomi Esther Portnoy
26 Elul Sept 19, 2006
28 Elul Sept 21, 2006
Alice Zack Karp
Sarah Pearl Oppen
Norma Aida Shoemaker
Hilda Pauline Yorke
Rabbi M. Zager
01 Tishrei Sept 23, 2006
Nochum B u rkow
Donald J. Levitin
27 Elul Sept 20, 2006
Abraham Z. Tugman
Nissi Herman Dzialowski
Marshall Hirsch Reichstein 29 Elul Sept 22, 2006 Fayga Burkow
Harold K. Seigle
Meyer Harry Surowitz
The Family of the Late
Announces the unveiling of a monument in her memory
at 11:00 a.m. Sunday, September 17, 2006 at
Beth Abraham cemetery, Ferndale. Rabbi Steven Rubenstein
is officiating. Family and friends are invited to attend.
"Same Location 75 Years"
Monuments and Markers
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661 E. 8 MILE ROAD FERNDALE
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September 14 ® 2006
of Computing. In addition, he was
ernard A. Galler, 77, of Ann
the president of the Software Patent
Arbor, died Sept. 4, 2006.
Institute (SPI). For 15 years, he served
Professor Galler excelled in
as an expert witness in numerous
important legal cases around the
He attended the University of
country involving computer software
Chicago, where he earned a bachelor's
degree in mathematics, followed by
Professor Galler met his wife of 55
a master's degree from UCLA. He
years, Enid Harris, when they were
received his Ph.D. in mathematics
students at the University of Chicago.
from the University of Chicago in
They had four children and nine
1955 and joined the Mathematics
grandchildren. He excelled in music
Department at the University of
and played violin in several orchestras
Michigan that same year.
throughout his life. He also enjoyed
In the early 1970s, when the
.playing in chamber groups and
University of Michigan formed a
encouraged each of his children to
Computer Science Department, he
play a musical instrument.
was one of the founding profes-
In 2001, he co-founded the
sors. He retired from the School of
• Ypsilanti Youth Orchestra for children
Engineering's Electrical Engineering
whose schools did not have string
and Computer Science Department
music education. From the orchestra
(EECS) in 1994.
inception, Professor Galler
Professor Galler was a pioneer in
a mentor to the students
the field of computer science. He was
president of the board. He
involved in the development of large-
active member of the Ann
scale operating systems and computer
of Rotary International.
languages. He also helped to develop
is survived by
the computer language called the
Michigan Algorithm Decoder. (MAD)
that was used for several years by
the University of Michigan and some
other universities. He taught both
undergraduate and graduate courses
in computer science during his 39
and Isabel Galler, Olivia, Eleanor
years with the university. He also
served as an undergraduate counselor and Theodore Levine, Rebecca and
Alexander Galler, Evan and Austin
and as the adviser to many Ph.D. can-
Koschik; sister, Vivian Korn of
In an example of a student/teacher
Interment at Arborcrest Cemetery.
research project, his class developed
may be made to
the real-time course scheduling pro-
the Friends of the Ypsilanti Youth
gram called Computer Registration
Orchestra, do Bill Hayes, 1077
Involving Student Participation
Jones Street, Ypsilanti, MI 48197;
(CRISP), which allowed students to
Electrical Engineering Computer
register for courses without waiting
Science Department of University of
in long lines. The university.used the
Michigan, 1221 Beal Avenue #2000
CRISP application for over 15 years.
LEC, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2102; or
From 1968 to 1970, Professor Galler
Congregation Beth Israel Ann Arbor,
was the president of the Association -
2000 \Arashtenaw, Ann Arbor, MI
for Computing Machinery (ACM).
48104. Arrangements by Ira Kaufman
Also, he was the founding editor of
the journal the Annals of the History
85, of Southfield,
died Sept. 8, 2006.
He is survived by his beloved wife,
Ann Black; son and companion, David
Black and Linda Niemiec of Illinois;
daughter and son-in-law, Linda and
Barry Weiner of Champaign, Ill.; sister
and brother-in-law, Zelda and Norman
Shwedell of Miami, Fla.; grandchildren,
Briana Black, Gabriel Black, Jacob Black,
Nathaniel Black, Dr. Colleen (Jesse
Ryan) McCreery, Dr. Margaret (Duncan)
Riley, and Lori Weiner; great-grandson,
Asher Liam Riley; brothers-in-law and
sister-in-law, Bill Hamburger, Marvin
and Dorothy Frumkin. He was the dear
brother of the late Frances Hamburger.
Interment at the Adat Shalom
Memorial Park Cemetery. Contributions
may be made to the Birmingham
Temple; Congregation Machar in
Maryland; the Karmanos Cancer
Institute or to a charity of one's choice.
Arrangements by Dorfman Chapel.