Richard Daniel Kushnir, 81, beloved husband to Sara (nee Gold), for 57 wonderful years. Cherished father to Diane (Shai) Halivni, David (Lena) Kushnir, Rebecca Kushnir Anisfeld, and Tamara (Jeffrey) Groman. Devoted Gramps to Avidan (fiancée Yaffa Fogel) Hadar and Eliana Halivni; Ann and Nathan Kushnir; Ella and Aaron Anisfeld; Nina, Jacob and Rayna Groman. Loving son to the late Ann and David Kushnir; wonderful brother to Robert Kushnir; treasured father-in-law, brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and dear friend of many. Richard was privileged to serve as board president of Solomon Schechter Day School, as a founding board member of the Chicagoland Jewish High School (now Rochelle Zell Jewish High School) and as a financial advisor to Camp Ramah. Richard worked in the financial industry for over 50 years, as a trader on the Chicago Board of Options Exchange (CBOE), as owner of several brokerage firms and as a stockbroker. He was deeply respected by his many business associates and colleagues, and all those he helped along the way. Most important to Richard was being with his family, who all loved him dearly. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Solomon Schechter Day School, Rochelle Zell, Camp Ramah, or the charity of your choice. Chapel services were held at Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. For additional information, shiva and a link to view the service online, visit Shalom Memorial Funeral Home,, 847-255-3520.

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Service : Friday, March 31st at 2:30 pm
Service Location: Shalom Chapel Service -Shalom Memorial Funeral Home

Shalom Memorial Park
1700 W. Rand Road
Arlington Heights

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