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Jules L. Garel, age 85, died April 3, 2016, at his home in Columbus, Ohio.
Born December 22, 1930, to Max and Pauline Garelick in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, and raised on a dairy and hog farm in New England.
Graduate of Harvard, where he played basketball, and Boston University School of Law, where he was an editor of The Law Review.
Practicing Columbus lawyer for over sixty years.
Admitted to practice law in Ohio, Massachusetts and Florida.
Founding partner of law firm Schottenstein, Garel, Swedlow and Zox, later merged into Ice Miller law firm. Former law partner at Squire, Sanders & Dempsey. Of counsel, Bailey Cavalieri. Director and officer of several Ohio and regional businesses. Board member and chairman of Ohio Student Loan Commission, Board member and President, Torch Club of Columbus and Players Theatre of Columbus. Board member and Chairman of Columbus-Franklin County Finance Authority. Board member, Capital University, I-670 Development Corp, CAPA, Temple Israel and Columbus Museum of Art.
Prolific published contributor to Letters to the Editor of Columbus Dispatch, New York Times, Business First, Time Magazine and Sports Illustrated.
Avid collector and student of American folk art.
Late in life memory painter and winner of a first prize and honorable mentions in amateur division of Ohio State Fair art competition.
Survived by wife of 60 years, Judy R. Garel; daughter, Sally G. Greene (Gary), Singapore; son, John R. Garel (Julie), Bethesda, Md.; five grandchildren, Scott Greene (Andrea), Michael Greene and Sophie Greene (Zack Buzzell), Ferris Garel and Ellis Garel; sisters, Janet Salem and Barbara Feinberg (Paul), sisters-in-law, Ann Roth and Judith Garelick; and many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased in death by parents, brother David, and brothers-in-law Eugene Salem, Bob Roth and Bill Roth.
Funeral service will be held at Temple Israel, 5419 East Broad Street, Columbus Ohio 43213 at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 6, 2016.
Private family burial will follow the service.
In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make contributions in Jules' memory to Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E Broad St. Columbus, OH 43215, or to their favorite charity.
Arrangements by SCHOEDINGER MIDTOWN CHAPEL.
To share a memory of Jules or a condolence, please visit www.schoedinger.com
Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Apr. 4 to Apr. 5, 2016
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