Harold Pollin


Harold Pollin died on Aug. 24 at his home in Portland, Ore. Born on Oct. 19, 1935, to Morris and Jennie Pollin in Washington, D.C., Harold was the adored kid brother of Jack and Abe. He moved with his young family to Portland in 1968. Harold Pollin was owner/operator of Pollin Hotels, including Aloft Portland, Hampton Portland Airport and the Sheraton Portland Airport.

Committed to community service, Harold served on boards of numerous organizations as president and trustee, including Oregon Symphony Foundation (trustee), Jewish Federation of Portland (president), Portland Jewish Community Foundation (founding president) and Jewish Education Association (president).

Harold’s immediate family include the love of his life, his wife, Jane, and five children, Sharon, Andrew, Dave (Kirsten), Rachel and Melissa (Dave); 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He is a beloved cousin, uncle, great-uncle and dear friend. Donations may be made to The Oregon Symphony; Oregon Jewish Community Foundation; Congregation Beth Israel, Portland Ore.; and The Michael J. Fox Foundation. Services entrusted to Sagel Bloomfield Danzansky Goldberg Funeral Care.

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