Neuropsychologist who loved trees, Marvin Weisinger, 85


Marvin Weisinger, a resident of the Bronx, passed away on Feb. 7, 2020. He was 85.

He is survived by his wife Isabel, daughter Andrea and granddaughter Rachel.

He was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on July 1, 1934, to Anna and Harry Weisinger. He attended Atlantic City High School, Rutgers University, and ultimately received his Ph.D. in neuropsychology from New York University.

He married Isabel Fisher on Dec. 26, 1958, and remained a loving husband and father for 61 years.

He had many diverse interests, including reading, photography, bird watching, hiking, history, cooking, calligraphy, music and Japanese ink painting.

A lover of the outdoors, he championed environmental causes from the inception of the environmental movement in the late 1960s.

His passion, his quick wit, his culinary gifts, and his uniquely offbeat sense of humor will be missed by all who knew him.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Marvin Weisinger’s name to the National Audubon Society at

Funeral services were held Feb. 11 at Edwards-Dowdle Funeral Home in Dobbs Ferry.

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