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