Saul L. Diamond

Saul L. Diamond, 90, of Cedar Falls, died Thursday, June 12, 2014, at Western Home Communities Elizabeth E. Martin Health Center.

He was born October 31, 1923, in Cedar Falls, son of Paul and Yetta Baral Diamond.  He married Joan Englund on August 14, 1965, in Cedar Falls.

He graduated from Cedar Falls High School, earned his B. A. from Syracuse University, and his M. A. from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.  He was a supervisor with Diamond Brothers Groceries and later operated Diamond Brothers Warehouse, and was associate professor of marketing at the University of Northern Iowa, retiring in 1991.  He was past president of the Cedar Falls Rotary Club and Cedar Falls Historical Society.

He served on the Sartori Foundation Board, Community Foundation, Western Home Development Council, WCF Symphony, and Arts Alive.  He received the Mayor’s Volunteer Performance Award; the Howard V. Jones Award for Leadership and Philanthropy in the Arts with the UNI Foundation; the Quality of Life and Representative Citizen awards with the Cedar Falls Chamber of Commerce; and the Northeast Iowa Philanthropy Award.

Survived by:  his wife of Cedar Falls; and a sister, Ann Tarrow of Baltimore.

Preceded in death by:  a sister, Edith Travis.

Celebration of Life:  will occur later this summer.  Richardson Funeral Service is assisting the family.

Memorials:  may be directed to the Sartori Memorial Hospital Foundation or the Western Home Foundation-Good Samaritan Fund.

Condolences may be left at www.richardsonfuneralservice.com

Copyright Waterloo Courier on-line edition, June 15, 2014.


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