Elijah L. Friedman, 28


Warwick, R.I. – Elijah L. Friedman died suddenly Aug. 17 at his home. Born in Providence, he was the son of Sharon Kurtzer and Robert Sand, both of Warwick. A lifelong Warwick resident, he was dedicated to the field of addiction treatment and recovery. Elijah was a graduate of Rhode Island College and Toll Gate High School, and was a former counselor at Camp JORI.

Dear brother of Mirah Sand of Boston, Mass. Loving grandson of Minnie Kurtzer of Warwick and Isadore and Dorie Sand of Mequon, Wis. Adored nephew of Steven and Donna White, the late Ellen Kurtzer-White, Steven and Ilene Sand, and Michael and Marcia Sand. Cherished cousin of Hannah, Dena, Tami, Beka, Sagalle, Ben, Mark, Miriam, Mitchel and Mathew.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to PONI Program – Miriam Hospital, c/o Michelle McKenzie, 164 Summit Ave., Providence, R.I. 02906.