Obituary: Steven Ezra Marcus

Obituary: Steven Ezra Marcus

Steven Ezra Marcus, 73, of Atlanta, passed away Jan. 5, 2020.

Steven Ezra Marcus, 73, of Atlanta, passed away Jan. 5, 2020. Steve was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., raised on Long Island, and moved to Atlanta in 1972. He earned his law degree from NYU Law School and enjoyed a successful career as a worker’s compensation attorney for more than 35 years.

Steve was a leader in his community and was a past president of Temple Emanu-El and Israel Bonds, a former Worshipful Master of Fulton Masonic Lodge, served on the board of Congregation Shearith Israel, was a member of the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, Jewish Family & Career Services, Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta, the North Atlanta Men’s Club, Indian Hills Golf Club, and was a charter member of Bad Boy Bikers.

His hobbies included golf, traveling, jewelry-making, playing bridge, boating, and attending theater events.

Steve is survived by his loving wife of 50 years Arlene; children Seth and Peggy Marcus of Atlanta and Myra Marcus of Denver, Colo.; sister Roni Marcus and brother Irwin Marcus, both of Long Island; and grandchildren Ari Schklar, Michael Malady, and Molly and Annie Marcus.

Memorial contributions may be made to Temple Emanu-El, 1580 Spalding Drive, Sandy Springs, GA 30350 or JF&CS, 4549 Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Atlanta, GA 30338. A funeral service was held Jan. 7 at Temple Emanu-El, followed by interment at Arlington Memorial Park in Sandy Springs with Rabbi Spike Anderson officiating. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999. Sign online guestbook at

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