Mike Freund ’55, friend and supporter, dies

Mike Freund ’55, a friend and longtime supporter of Princeton AlumniCorps, passed away on June 3, 2012. He was will be missed by the Princeton AlumniCorps community, who share their condolences with his wife and family. We share his obituary from the June 5 edition of the New York Times:

FREUND–Myron E., MD, (Mike), 78, on June 3, Port Washington, NY. He is at peace after a long and courageous struggle with many health issues. Survived by Wini (Shore), his beloved wife of 53 years. Cherished father of Mia Walker and Jennifer Pardee (Michael); adored grandfather of Ben and Jake Pardee, Sammy and Abby Walker. Dr. Freund, a urologist, retired as an attending physician at North Shore University Hospital, where he was founder and editor-in-chief of the Clinical Journal, served as chairman of the Research and Publications Committee and as president of the Medical Staff. He was an Associate Clinical Professor at Cornell Medical College and also practiced at Long Island Jewish and St. Francis Hospitals. Mike was a graduate of Princeton and New York Medical College, a member of the Long Island Philharmonic Chorus and an avid sailor, golfer and adventurer.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday, June 6 at 11:30am at Temple Beth-El, 5 Old Mill Road, Great Neck, NY. Donations to Princeton AlumniCorps are welcome at www.alumnicorps.org or by check to Princeton AlumniCorps at 12 Stockton Street, Princeton, NJ 08540.


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