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Burton "Burt" Gold

Burton "Burt" Gold, 84, of Scottsdale, Arizona, recently living in Sandusky to be closer to his daughter, passed away Friday, December 15, 2017 at Stein Hospice Care Center.

Burt was born on March 13, 1933 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Irving and Rose (Felix) Gold.

Burt graduated from Cass Tech High School in 1951 and was an insurance salesman for Principal Financial among other agencies. Although he never personally battled alcoholism, Burt was as a key member of an AA support group in Scottsdale, Arizona where he made many friends. Recently, he began attending Oheb Shalom Temple in Sandusky, where his daughter is a member. In his spare time, Burt was an avid car enthusiast and very closely followed the stock market.

Burt is survived by his daughter, Anissa (Richard Weiker) Forsythe of Vickery; granddaughter, Abigail Forsythe of Tiffin and sister, Marilynn (Herbert) Shapiro of Florida and nephew Steven (Kay) Shapiro. He is also survived by his former wife, Edith Pernick of Arizona, whom he remained good friends with.

In addition to his parents, Burt is preceded in death by his wife, Linda Green and nephew, Stuart Shapiro.

Private services will be held at a later date. Groff Funeral Homes & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.

Those wishing to contribute to Burt's memory may do so to one's favorite charity.

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