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Beverly Hills News – Beverly Hills Elder: Harry Gartsman, Electronics Maven, Died This Week

Posted Thursday, May 7 – 6:15 PM

By Laura Coleman

As a young boy growing up in Chicago, Harry Gartsman was transfixed with electronics and radios–often staying up into the wee hours of morning as an amateur radio operator, talking to people all over the world. Harry, who moved into Beverly Hills in 1954, died this week at 99, before the article could go to print.

Born Feb. 2, 1916, he recalled helping out in his father’s grocery store after school, sometimes even looking after the shop on his own while his father took a nap.

For full story see the print edition of The Beverly Hills Courier, or download the e-edition.

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