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Death of Arthur Komar

Arthur Komar, Ph.D., 80, died Friday evening, June 2, 2011 at Menorah Park. Dr. Komar was the former dean of the Belfer Graduate School of Science at Yeshiva University in New York City; had worked at the National Science Foundation in Washington, DC; and was associated with the physics department at Syracuse University. As a student at Princeton University, he had tea with Albert Einstein. Arthur was a true renaissance man in every sense of the word. Survived by his children, Arne (Kelly) Komar and Tanya Komar; his grandchildren; his partner of 50 years, Dr. Alice Honig; and his former wife Dolly (Arnold Honig) Komar-Honig. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Sisskind Funeral Chapel. Friends may visit with the family immediately prior to the service on Tuesday, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral chapel, 3175 E. Genesee Street. Burial will be in the Congregation Beth Sholom-Chevra Shas section of Oakwood Cemetery. Sisskind Funeral Service LLC 3175 E. Genesee St. 446-4848

Published in Syracuse Post Standard on June 5, 2011