Meryl W. Aronin passed away on Friday May 2, 2014, at the age of 71 from congestive heart failure and multiple complications.
Meryl was a loving husband, dad, saba, uncle, brother, educator and
humanitarian. Meryl was a speech language pathologist who worked for
nearly 40 years in the Stamford and New Canaan schools and community to
help students learn to find their own voice and to discover ways to
learn more effectively. Meryl always spoke quietly but lived a
profoundly loud and impactful life helping thousands of families. He was
also highly recognized for his volunteer commitment to his Stamford
Lions Club and to the Connecticut Speech and Hearing Foundation which he
founded. For more than 30 years, he was an active member of Temple Beth
El. He especially loved to study Judaism and blow the Shofar for the
Beth El and surrounding Jewish communities.
Throughout his life, Meryl had an amazingly sharp wit and infectious smile and laugh.A lifelong
Greenbay Packers fan, Meryl was born in Madison Wisconsin on March 26,
1943. He earned his bachelors degree from the University of Wisconsin
and his Masters from the University of Kansas Medical Center.
Meryl "Pearl" is survived by his wife Judith, his sons Ruben and Dan and by
his wondrous daughters Marisol and Cynthia who married each of his sons,
as well as his treasured grandcherubs Araceli and Brendan.
In lieu of flowers or other gifts, the family invites people to make a contribution
to one of the charities to which he was so dedicated.Connecticut Speech
and Hearing Foundationc/o Andrew Lees, Treasurer231 Snow Owl
Dr.Southington, CT 06489(scholarship fund for students studying to
become speech language pathologists or audiologists.)or Stamford Lions
Club1 Strawberry Court, Suite 2HStamford, CT 06902Memo should read
Hearing Preservation Fund(for donating hearing aids to families in