Harold Saferstein

Harold L. Saferstein

1933 - 2023

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Obituary of Harold L. Saferstein

Dr. Harold L. Saferstein, MD (3/20/1933 - 1/19/23).  He is preceded by the passing of his wife of 61 years, Doreen Kaufman Saferstein, and leaves sons, Aaron (Lynn), Ben (Rabbi Sandra) Cohen and Eric (Georgiann) and granddaughters, Shira and Amy.  


He was born in Elizabeth, NJ and earned his MD at University of Illinois, Chicago.  Dr. Saferstein practiced Dermatology in Wheeling, WV for 30 years until retiring to Scottsdale, AZ in 1992. He was an avid supporter of opera, symphony, shows, music, tennis and bridge.  In his later years, he became an active humanist and supporter of secular values. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to JFS food bank, or to the ACLU