Obituary: Michael Gordon

Obituary: Michael Gordon

He was the first child born at Forsyth County Hospital and could speak Spanish, German, Hebrew and English.

Michael Lance Gordon, age 60, of Atlanta died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018.

Mr. Gordon was the first child born at Forsyth County Hospital in Cumming and was the son of the late Bob and Rebeca Gordon. He grew up playing Little League Baseball and graduated from Briarcliff High School. In addition to English, he could speak Spanish, Hebrew and German. Michael enjoyed his visits to the library. He loved playing the piano and listening to music and in his earlier years enjoyed rock ’n’ roll music. Another hobby of his was painting.

Michael is survived by sister Victoria Gordon Olson (Paul); brother Anthony Kent Gordon, M.D. (Irina); sister Miriam Gordon Burgess; nieces and nephews David Olson (Jonah), Lindsay Olson (Travis), Dora Gordon Zuckerman (David), Leslie Gordon, David Gordon, Mia Gordon, Louisa Sushansky, Erica Los, Erica Burgess and Steven Burgess; and brother-in-law Wylie Burgess.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Jewish Family & Career Services. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, Jan. 30, at 11 a.m. at Arlington Memorial Park with Rabbi Daniel Dorsch officiating. Arrangements by H.M. Patterson and Son, Arlington Chapel, 404-851-9900.

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