In Memoriam – Ralph Lerner

May 13, 2011

Ralph Lerner, former architecture school dean, dies at 61

Ralph Lerner, a longtime faculty member and former dean of Princeton’s School of Architecture, died of brain cancer May 7 in Princeton. He was 61.

Lerner joined the University faculty in 1984 and transferred to emeritus status in 2008. He was dean of the School of Architecture from 1989 until 2002.

He is survived by his wife, Lisa Fischetti; a son, Sigmund; a daughter, Esther; a sister, Judith Lerner Brice; and two brothers, Alan and Marc.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 3, at the Princeton University Chapel.

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Memorial contributions may be made in Lerner’s name to The Cooper Union Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture and the Graduate School of Design at Harvard. For more information, email at Cooper Union and at Harvard.

OR The AIA New Jersey Scholarship Foundation
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