Joseph Paul Luskin
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Joseph Paul Luskin
  • July 22, 1937 - August 15, 2017
  • Westlake Village, California

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It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing our beloved Joseph Paul Luskin on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 from complications of Alzheimer's Disease. He was 80. Joseph was born in New York on July 22, 1937 to Minnie and Irving Luskin. At age three, he and his family moved to Los Angeles.

Joseph is survived by his wife Marianne; son Joshua and his wife Susy; and two grandchildren, Daniella and Caeden. He is also survived by his twin sister Dolores Luskin; brother Meyer Luskin and his wife Renee; brother David Luskin; brother-in-law Michael Wimsatt; sister-in-law Suzanne Wimsatt; and by many nieces and nephews. Joseph was preceded in death by his wife Sharon and his son Danny.

Joseph earned a bachelor's and a master's degree from California State University, Los Angeles. He then began a long and distinguished career in education beginning as a teacher then promoting to school site administrator and finally district administrator with the Los Angeles Unified School District. Joseph was highly respected for his outstanding service and devotion to the principles, values and benefits of public education during his 39 year career.

A special thanks to the caregivers and nurses from Silverado Calabasas, especially Edna, Ivonnet and Gladys.

A memorial service will be held at Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks, Westlake Village on Monday, August 21, 2017 at 2:00.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy for the Luskin family may be shared at
www.piercebrothersvalleyoaks.com.