On Dec. 3, Basya Kruk of Columbia at 83. She is survived by nephews Leonid (Julia) Slavinsky and Edward (Ganna) Meyman; grandchildren Roksana, Gera, Abigail, Alexandra, Isabel and Samuel; and great-grandchild Theodore. She was predeceased by parents Raisa and Gidalia Kruk and sister Mariya (Leonid) Meyman. She was a devoted, loving family woman, had a curious mind and was always eager to expand her horizons. She was a lot of fun to be around and enjoyed the reputation of a “brave grandma” among her grandchildren.

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