Ralph S. Levitt, 86


SARASOTA, FLA. – Dr. Ralph S. Levitt, of Sarasota, died Aug. 24 at Care Dimensions Hospice House. He was the widower of the late Betty Levitt. He was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, son of the late Arthur Levitt and Dorothy (Millen) Levitt Ratner. 

He was a longtime resident of Lincoln and a member of Temple Emanu-El in Providence. He had  lived in Florida since 2001 where he was a member of Temple Beth Sholom in Sarasota. 

He is survived by his sister, Sylvia (Ratner) Brown of San Antonio, Texas; his two children, Alisa Billings of Ashland, Massachusetts, and David Levitt of Greenfield, Massachusetts; and eight grandchildren. 

Donations in his name may be made to Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota, FL 34237.