BALSAM: Alan Edward Balsam passed away June 14, 2020 at 2:19 a.m. in Baptist Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky at the age of 66. He was buried in the Poale Zedeck Cemetery in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on June 15, 2020 at 3 p.m. He attended Hillel Academy and graduated, then went on to study at Sh’or Yoshuv Rabbinical Institute in Far Rockaway, New York. His career was mostly in sales and management. His favorite quote: “Stay away from negative people, they find a problem for every solution,” Albert Einstein. He enjoyed sports and most of all studying Torah. His mother was the late Helen (Pearlstein) Balsam. His adopted father Alan F. Balsam and his stepmother Betty B. Barlow (Balsam) residing in White Oak, PA. Due to the pandemic virus limited services were permitted. Rabbi Wasserman officiated. Memorial donations may be sent to Anshei S’Fard Synagogue, 3700 Dutchmans Lane, Louisville, Kentucky, 40205.