Joel S. Ganz, M.D.


Joel Ganz, 80, of Rockville, died March 2. He practiced child, adolescent and adult psychiatry in the Washington area for more than 47 years.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Rhoda (Ezrin) Ganz; children Jeri Lynn Ganz, Stefanie (Fred) Langsam and Stacy (Steven) Kahn; and cherished grandchildren, Dani Balenson, Rachel Balenson, Samara Langsam, Lilli Kahn, Gregory Kahn and Jessi Kahn. He is also survived by his sister Rita Ganz Berman of Jacksonville, Fla.

Contributions in his memory may be made to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) Life Members Fund, 3615 Wisconsin Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20016. Contributions may also be made to the Lillian and Daniel Ezrin Memorial Fund at Adas Israel Congregation or to JSSA Hospice, 6123 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD 20852.

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