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LEWITTES, David - Born in Portland, Maine, May 28, 1939 - Died in Toronto, August 7, 2018. On Tuesday August 7, 2018, after a lengthy illness and surrounded by his family.

Son of the late Ethel and Rabbi Mendel Lewittes, z"l, David is survived by his wife Denise, his children Malka (Elan Pratzer), Lori (Ted Saskin), Avi, Dini (Andi Lewittes), and Nathalie (Richard Wachsberg).

He is also survived by his siblings Joseph (Esther Lewittes), Pnina (Moshe Raziel) and Rhona. His seventeen grandchildren include Ariella, Noam and Aviva Pratzer, Oren, Aliza and Michael (Hillary), and Tamar Saskin, Dani, Eitan and Orly Lewittes, Jonathan, Aaron, Isaac and Nomi Tannenbaum, and Jacqueline, Daniel and Andrew Wachsberg.

He attended Maimonides School in Boston before moving to Montreal. David attended Talmud Torah, Merkaz HaTorah and McGill University. Moved to Toronto in 1978 and in the midst of his business career received his PhD in Modern European History from the University of Toronto.

The family wishes to extend appreciation to David's devoted caregiver Merilyn Maranez and the medical care provided by Dr. Giulia Perri and the Palliative Care team at Baycrest Hospital.

At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, Toronto for service on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. Interment Adath Israel Synagogue Section of Pardes Shalom Cemetery.

Donations can be made to the David Lewittes Memorial Fund at UJA.