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Sheldon R. Shapiro

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Of Rochester, NY. Passed away after a brief stay at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tucson, AZ. He was born in Everett, MA to Attorney Sol Shapiro and wife, Hannah Shapiro. After attending Malden High School (Class of 1954), he graduated Summa Cum Laude from Boston University in 1958. While attending B.U., he participated in over 160 debates and was a national debating champion. After attending B.U., he earned a JD from Harvard Law School in 1961. He accepted a position as a law book writer and editor at Lawyers Cooperative Publishing Company in Rochester, NY, where he met his future wife, Linda (Zwick) Shapiro. He is survived by his wife Linda, of Rochester, NY; daughter, Barbara Johnson (Greg Johnson), of Tucson, AZ; son Daniel Shapiro (Kristin Kanthak) and grandsons Dylan and Audie Shapiro, all of Pittsburgh, PA; and Sheldon’s brother, Attorney Jordan Shapiro (Diane Shapiro) of Malden, MA; and many cousins.

His greatest passions included calling and visiting family, traveling to US national parks, and touring botanical gardens.

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