Sigmund Strochlitz, an Auschwitz survivor and champion of Holocaust remembrance, died at 89 after a long illness. The Polish-born Strochlitz passed away Monday at his home in Connecticut. A friend of Elie Wiesel, Strochlitz was a member of the council that launched the U.S. Holocaust Memorial.
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