Daniel Lee Pickholtz, age 67, of Pittsburgh, Atlanta and Dallas, son of Lawrence I. Pickholtz of blessed memory and Beatrice Gordon Pickholtz of blessed memory, brother of Israel (Frances) Pickholtz of Jerusalem, Jean (Jeffrey) Moskowitz of Arad, Israel, Carol Drot of blessed memory, Judy (Haim) Bohm of Elkana, Israel, Amy (Ronald) Kritzman of Buffalo Grove, Ill., and Sarajoy Pickholtz of Wheeling, Ill., and uncle and great-uncle to dozens and dozens, passed away on Friday, Dec. 23, 2016, Kislev 24, 5777.
Daniel was a religious educator, and over 1,000 bar and bat mitzvah celebrants thanked “my tutor Dan” from the pulpit. He was a lifelong musician who played the piano and other instruments and loved to dance. Daniel was loved by all who knew him. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Hillel Academy of Pittsburgh or the Spondylitis Association of America.