Lee J. Schwartz, age 76, passed away after a valiant battle with cancer on April 15, 2017, surrounded by his family.

A native of Cleveland, Ohio, he worked for many years as a scrap metal buyer in Cleveland and Benton Harbor, MI before moving to Atlanta and eventually founding his own company. He was a member of Temple Emanuel in Atlanta for nearly 40 years.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara; daughter, Lisa Sands and her husband, Barry; granddaughter, Julia; son, Daniel Schwartz and his fiancée, Lisa; sister, Marilyn Erlechman and brother, Walter Schwartz.

Graveside services were held on April 16 at Arlington Memorial Park with Rabbi Scott Colbert officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Weinstein Hospice, 3510 Howell Mill Road NW, Atlanta, GA, 30327.