Sylvia Lichtstein Gold
GOLD: On Sunday, January 17, 2016, Sylvia Lichtstein Gold, wife of the late Manuel for over 70 years. Mother of the late Sanford (Elinor) Gold and the late Russell (Rae) Gold. Grandma of Bob (Amy) Gold, Karen (Ari Schkolnik) Anisfeld, Sue (Scott) Long, Lisa (Steven) Rudick and Dr. Erika (David) Kestenberg. Great-grandma of Jessica (Mk Davis) Gold, Alon Anisfeld, Julie Long, Jake Gold, Jordan Long, Max Rudick, Roi Kestenberg and Talia Kestenberg. Sister of Milton (Charlotte) Lichtstein, Rose (Sherle) Wagner and Fred (Marian) Lichtstein. Sylvia was active in various organizations, community projects and democratic politics, received the American Legion Medal in eighth grade, graduated from Schenley High School with honors in 3 1/2 years and was the commencement speaker. For over 30 years, Sylvia was a leader in a group called “Recovery Inc.” for people coping with anxiety, and she organized a group of fearful flyers (including herself) who after eight weekly meetings at the airport, flew successfully. Services were held at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc. Interment Poale Zedeck Memorial Park Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Recovery International, 1415 W. 22nd Street, Tower Floor, Oak Brook, IL 60523. schugar.com.