When I was a kid the landline would ring like clockwork on Friday early evening. My mom always had the same line” Oh , that’s Sidney Corky, let me get that”. This was the weekly Friday routine. My mom’s response” Yes Sidney, Irving is ok, we are all ok”. I knew my cousin Sid as the patriarch of our family. We were the product of immigrants from Eastern Europe , with very strong connections, and weekly updates if not daily. Of course Sid’s accomplishments would take up this entire page, Sid’s kindness and generosity has touched many of you. His objective was to improve the lives of people, animals, and make our world cleaner and greener. . He brought much awareness to this global problem. Sid was a humble man, from humble beginnings . A man of great wit, and humor. I feel the world lost a giant, but he left a legacy. I will miss you Sid Lerner, and always love you. … Corky…

Corinne Eskenazi

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