Another classmate from the Mac class of 1965 has passed away. Richard Perlmutter died on November 10, 2015, at his Elizabeth, New Jersey, home.
Richard was employed in various positions, all in the food industry. He was worked as a food chemist for an ingredient manufacturer, and also was in the dairy field for many years, primarily in a retail setting. He was a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly named the American Dietetic Association), the nation's largest organization of nutrition professionals.
Richard Perlmutter worked primarily with nutrition labeling as one of his areas of expertise as the owner of Abington Nutrition Services LLC, since February 2010.
Richard Perlmutter, 68, of Elizabeth, NJ (formerly of Decatur), passed away Tuesday, November 10, 2015, in his home.
Richard was born July 28, 1947 in New York City, NY, the son of Jack and Thelma (Gross) Perlmutter.
Richard leaves behind his mother, Thelma Perlmutter of Decatur; brothers, Andrew (Carol) Perlmutter of Allendale, NJ; Leonard Perlmutter of Decatur; aunt, Doris Liquorman; cousins Jane Liquorman and Mark Liquorman; and special friend, Edye Ben-Israel.
He is preceded in death by his father, Jack Perlmutter.
A graveside service to celebrate Richard’s life will be 1 p.m. Monday, November 16, 2015, at Fairlawn Cemetery. Memorials in memory of Richard may be made to Temple B’nai Abraham in Decatur.
The family of Richard Perlmutter is being served by Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland Avenue, Decatur, IL. View the online obituary and send condolences to the family here.