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Terry Allan
Patinkin MD

February 1, 1950 – November 7, 2018

Terry Patinkin
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Obituary for Terry Allan Patinkin MD

Terry Allan Patinkin, MD, age 68, died unexpectedly on November 7th, in Denver, CO. He was born in Chicago. He graduated from Sullivan High School and University of Illinois, where he received multiple honors and awards for outstanding academic achievement. He went to UCSF Medical School, and remained in California for more than 20 years, before moving to the Boston area, and then to Denver. He was board certified in Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine, being the Chair of several emergency departments. He committed most of his career to providing high quality, comprehensive and compassionate care to underserved populations. After medical training, he received an MPH degree from Harvard and an MBA from University of Colorado. Most recently, he has been working for Executive Health Resources as a physician advisor. Terry loved life, his family and friends. He was an avid tennis player. He loved to travel and spend time outdoors. He is survived by his wife Sandra Friedman, MD; sons, Jonathan and Zachary; brothers, Richard (Debra) and Floyd (Brenda) Patten; nieces and nephews; cousins and many friends. Service Friday, 1:00 p.m. at The Chapel, 195 N. Buffalo Grove, Buffalo Grove (1 blk N. of Lake Cook Rd.). Interment Shalom Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the charity of your choice. Info: The Goldman Funeral Group, www.goldmanfuneralgroup.com (847) 478-1600.

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Service Information

Friday, November 9th, 2018 1:00pm
Rabbi Alex Felch
Buffalo Grove Chapel - Under the Direction of The Goldman Funeral Group
195 N. Buffalo Grove Road
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Location Information
One Block North of Lake Cook Road, on the East side of Buffalo Grove Road. Just South of Deerfield Bakery.

Interment Information

Shalom Memorial Park
1700 W. Rand Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Interment Extra Info
Section: VIII Nebo

Reception Information

Rick and Debbie Patinkin Residence
1020 Illinois Trail
Deerfield, IL 60015
Saturday 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Sunday 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Monday thru Wednesday 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.