Passing of Dr. Murray Galinson, USIU Alumnus and San Diego Community Leader

Galinson, Ph.D., a 1976 alumnus of USIU

SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- Jan. 7. 2013 -- Murray Galinson, Ph.D., a 1976 alumnus of USIU, and an important and influential leader and philanthropist in the San Diego community passed away on January 3, 2013. It is a great loss to the community and he will be greatly missed.

Among his many, many roles and contributions, Galinson served as chair of the Board of Trustees of California State University and was one of the founders of the San Diego Latino-Jewish Coalition. A memorial service will be held on Monday January 7 at 1 pm, at Congregation Beth El, 8660 Gilman Drive,
La Jolla, CA 92037.

An obituary appeared on the front page of UT San Diego on January 3, 2013.

Photo credit to Earnie Grafton via UT San Diego