Barry Randall Gurvitz, age 39 at the time of his death, died July 17, 1988.

Born May 27, 1949 in Oakland, California, son of Monroe Alvin and Adele Simon Gurvitz. Married Tia Lynn Akins, May 27, 1979 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was a resident of Salt Lake City since 1972. Was a natural athlete and avid fan of any and all sports. He loved the Oakland A's and the Raiders, even forgiving their move to L.A. Also, loved attending Jazz games with close friends.Survived by wife, Tia; daughters, Shira Lynn and Kelsi Marie; mother, Adele Simon Gurvitz, Emeryville, California; brother, Rand Simon Gurvitz, Benicia, California. Preceded in death by father, Monroe A. Gurvitz.

Memorial services will be held Thursday, February 21, 5:30 p.m., at Evans & Early Mortuary, 574 East First South. Rabbi Frederick L. Wenger, officiating.

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