UPDATED WITH FUNERAL INFO BELOW:
THE END OF AN ERA.
THE PASSING OF A LEGEND.
A GREAT MAN AND A GREAT LAWYER.
FUNERAL DETAILS TO BE POSTED WHEN WE LEARN OF THEM.
FROM JUDGE BLAKE'S EMAIL:
It’s with sadness that I wanted everyone to know that attorney, Sy Gaer, passed away this morning. Sy was a special person who will be greatly missed by those of us who saw him in the REGMJB daily. Our “most important case” on the calendar, as Sy would always say, will no longer be there. We will miss his wit and his willingness to try any case at any time in defending his clients. David Markus will be finding out later today the details of any service. I am glad that before his passing, Joe Farina had a proclamation honoring Sy for his dedication and service to the Criminal Justice system in honor of his 75th birthday. Sy was touched that so many of us recognized him for all the years of service and we will all miss him and the smiles he brought to our faces.
From an email we received forwarding Judge Blake's email:
Judge Blake advises that Sy’s funeral details are:
A viewing will occur at the MAHI SHRINE TEMPLE near the REGMJB on THURSDAY, AUGUST 9TH BETWEEN 3 P.M AND 9 P.M. A SERVICE WILL OCCUR ON THE SAME DATE FROM 7 P.M.—8 P.M.
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