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“Dearest Cheryl,My heart aches for the loss of Harvey!I just discovered his obituary this evening while thinking of you two!Upon checking to see where...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Carol Darlington Boberg (Pohla) - NC

“I've known and worked with Harvey on funeral and cemetery related legal matters for over 43 years. He was always a pleasure to speak with and I...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: walt dixon - batesville, IN

“Cheryl, so sad to hear of Harvey's passing. Jill & I send our condolences to you and the boys. ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Ron garfinkle - highland park, IL

“Shalom HarveyMaynard Grossman ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“Shalom HarvMaynard Grossman ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“I am so sorry to learn of my friends passing. Harvey was a great and learned man. His work and life benefited so many. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Dan Isard - Phoenix, AZ

“Oh Harv! You will be so missed! Most sincere condolences to your family. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Vicki Grantham, Cremation Society of IL - IL

“May You rest in peace! ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Tim Grossi - Orland Park, IL

“Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Gutterman Warheit Memorial Chapel - FL

ATTY. HARVEY I. LAPIN of Northbrook, IL and Boca Raton, FL died November 7, 2017 at the age of 79. One of the first attorneys to specialize in the death care industry, he was active in the FTC Funeral Rule proceedings and helped to write legislation for several states. Harvey's articles were published by many industry publications as well as in the Cemetery and Funeral Business and Legal Guide and Release Form Kit through CB Legal Publishing Corporation. His Legal Speak column began in the Funeral Home & Cemetery News (previously YB News) in July 1980 and appeared every month through November 2017.
Harvey was a member of the faculty at the John Marshall Law School in Chicago teaching the subject of Tax Exempt Organizations. He was also associated with Florida-based law firm Sachs, Sax & Caplan, leading the firm's Funeral, Cemetery and Cremation Practice Group.