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Edythe Levenson Baron passed away on May 21 at age 80 in Sarasota, FL. Services were held May 26 at Temple Beth Sholom in Sarasota, FL by Rabbi Michael Werbow.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Benjamin and Sara Levy Levenson.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 58 years Dr. John Baron of Sarasota, FL by one day; sons and daughters-in-law, Dr. Bruce and Jill Baron of Omaha and Dr. James and Kriss Baron of Lithia, FL; daughter and son-in-law, Dr. Felice Baron and David Berkowitz of Sarasota, FL;  grandchildren: Madison Baron and Jacob Baron of Omaha, Ben Berkowitz and Dana Berkowitz of Sarasota, FL, Spencer Baron and J.J. Baron of Lithia FL; and brother and sister-in-law, Allen and Nan Levenson of Pittsburgh PA.

She earned her Bachelor of Arts at the University of Pittsburgh and worked as an elementary school teacher until her marriage and later became a Calligraphy Artist. She held many positions including president of Pittsburgh chapter of Hadassah, Beth Shalom Pittsburgh Board of Directors.

Memorials may be made to Hadassah.