Louis Alan Rappaport died at age 75 on October 6, 2017 in Rochester. An Albany resident until recently, Lou was predeceased by his wife Ellen (Coolman) Rappaport and his parents Florence and Lester Rappaport. He is survived by his loving siblings: Ann Kanthor (Harold), Deborah Kornfeld (George), Jane Kriegler (Les), Joseph Rappaport (Jill Freeman), and Ruth Rappaport-Kristal (Peter Kristal), many nieces, nephews and friends. Lou worked at newspapers as a reporter, copy editor and editor, including the Gazette and Post-Star. He loved books, music, travel, his family and friends. Donations in his memory can be made to Greenpeace (greenpeace.org) or a charity of your choice.
Services at the Levine Memorial Chapel, 649 Washington Avenue in Albany on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 1:00pm. Interment will follow in the Ohav Shalom Cemetery on Church Road in Guilderland, New York