A noted photographer, Marc’s images were displayed in one person shows in Hartford, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, San Francisco and Santa Fe. His photographs are in museums and have been purchased in more than 20 countries. One of his photographs is in the permanent collection of the Library of Congress and his photographs are part of the National Geographic permanent collection. His first photographic book, Traveling Light, was published to raise money for Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. Mr. Abrahms was a Type I diabetic since age five. Marc was one of the less than one thousand insulin dependent diabetics to live past sixty years and every day he knew how fortunate he was. Water Colors was published in 2003 to assist United Cerebral Palsy of New York. Marc is the son of the late John B. Abrahms and Phyllis Blumenthal Abrahms and was predeceased by his beloved brother, Dr. Eliot Robert Abrahms. He leaves his sister, Sally Abrahms and her husband, David Rosenthal of Brookline, Massachusetts as well as his “brother by choice” Simon Baitler of Nazareth. He leaves his beloved sons, Aaron and his wife Allison, Max and his wife Karolina, Zachary and Simon as well as his beloved grandchildren Phoebe, Lulu and Teddy. He leaves his beloved Sue Fulleton and her daughter Karen Baddely. Marc leaves many caring nieces, nephews and wonderful friends. Intelligent, warm, compassionate about life, his sincerity and humor will be missed by all who knew him. Marc was truly a person who lived with passion and gusto. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, July 19, 2015 at 11am at Congregation Beth Israel, 701 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford, CT. After the burial, the family will receive guests at Congregation Beth Israel from 1:30pm – 3:30pm. Arrangements are entrusted to Weinstein Mortuary, Hartford, CT. For further information, directions or to sign the guest book for Marc, please visit online at www.weinsteinmortuary.com/funerals.cfm.
Memorial contributions may be made to either of the following causes:The Abrahms Family Fund, c/o Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford, 333 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06117. Or to The Eliot R. Abrahms Memorial Fund, c/o Hebrew HealthCare, 1 Abrahms Boulevard, West Hartford, CT 06117