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Joshua Zvi Bartel
Nov. 23, 1982-Oct. 12, 2012
Atherton, California

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Joshua Zvi Bartel, 29, a resident of Atherton, Calif., died suddenly on Oct. 12, 2012, in Chicago, Ill.

Josh was a graduate of St. Joseph's School and Menlo School in Atherton. He received his B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Chicago in 2005. Josh had many interests and passions including chess, literature, Philosophy and music.

A brilliant and witty writer, he co-founded the student journal Diskord at the University of Chicago and was a contributing editor to the college humor site, Points in Case.

Born in Stanford on Nov. 23, 1982, our beloved Josh is survived by his parents, Janice Ross and Keith Bartel; and younger sister, Maya Bartel; and grandmother, Helena Brandt. In addition to his loving family, Josh will be greatly missed by his many relatives and friends.

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From anonymous
Oct. 24, 2012
It's like the good doctor said, "Too weird to live, too rare to die." I know you and I differ on this belief, but I sure hope you're in heaven because I would love to dance with you again there. You know I love you. And you were right. Not ab...
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Memorial service
A private funeral service was held Oct. 16 at the Hills of Eternity Cemetery in Colma.

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