Leonard Stein-Sapir Obituary

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Leonard R. Stein-Sapir

December 18, 1938 - September 7, 2014
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Leonard R. Stein-Sapir beloved husband of Lorelei (nee Buitenkant). Loving father of Adam (Thandi) Stein-Sapir, Aaron Stein-Sapir, Joshua (Jessie) Stein-Sapir and Sarah Stein-Sapir. Devoted grandfather of Monroe. Dear brother of Linda (Bruce) Felder. Services will be held Wednesday September 10 at 2 PM at the BERKOWITZ-KUMIN-BOOKATZ MEMORIAL CHAPEL 1985 S. Taylor Rd. Cleveland Heights, OH. Interment Gates Mills Cemetery North. Family will receive friends at the residence 330 Timberidge Tr. Gates Mills, OH WEDNESDAY FOLLOWING SERVICES UNTIL 8 PM, THURSDAY 3 PM-8 PM. Friends who wish may contribute to the Alzheimer's Association/...

Leonard R. Stein-Sapir beloved husband of Lorelei (nee Buitenkant). Loving father of Adam (Thandi) Stein-Sapir, Aaron Stein-Sapir, Joshua (Jessie) Stein-Sapir and Sarah Stein-Sapir. Devoted grandfather of Monroe. Dear brother of Linda (Bruce) Felder. Services will be held Wednesday September 10 at 2 PM at the BERKOWITZ-KUMIN-BOOKATZ MEMORIAL CHAPEL 1985 S. Taylor Rd. Cleveland Heights, OH. Interment Gates Mills Cemetery North. Family will receive friends at the residence 330 Timberidge Tr. Gates Mills, OH WEDNESDAY FOLLOWING SERVICES UNTIL 8 PM, THURSDAY 3 PM-8 PM. Friends who wish may contribute to the Alzheimer's Association/ Cleveland Chapter.





Leonard R. Stein-Sapir, age 75, born in Cleveland, OH December, 18, 1938. Died Sunday, September 7, 2014. Mr. Stein-Sapir held the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors & Chief Executive Officer of Morgan’s Foods, Inc. (OTC:MRFD). Morgan’s Foods, based in Cleveland, OH is a national franchisee operating 58 KFC restaurants, 5 Taco Bell restaurants, 9 KFC/Taco Ball ‘2n1’ restaurants and 3 Taco Bell/Pizza Hut Express ‘2n1’.





Mr. Stein-Sapir also held the position of Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer of Mortgage Information Services, Inc. (MIS). MIS has offices in Cleveland, OH, Miami Lakes, FL, & Phoenix, AZ. MIS provides national residential mortgage lenders with flood zone certifications, property reports, title insurance policies, property valuation reports, appraisals & settlement services in all 50 states.





Prior to starting MIS, Mr. Stein-Sapir was Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer of Record Date, Inc. (1972-1988), the nation’s largest title agency & appraisal company. Mr. Stein-Sapir negotiated the sale of the company to TRW in 1985. At the end of a three-year buyout, Mr. Stein-Sapir continued to serve as a consultant to TRW’s senior management for 1 additional year. Mr. Stein-Sapir also services as Vice President of Corporate Development for Jewelcor, Inc. (NYSE) (1971-1972). He was formerly associated with the Corporate Finance Department of Oppenheimer & Co. (1968-1970) and was a trial attorney for the Corporation Finance Division of the Securities and Exchange Commission (1963-1968).





Mr. Stein-Sapir received a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from The Wharton School of Finance & Commerce (1960), a Juris Doctor degree from Case Western Reserve University (1966). A Fulbright scholar, he lectured on Comparative Company Law at the University of Melbourne, Australia (1967-1968).





A native Clevelander, Mr. Stein-Sapir was active in his community and served on the Board of Directors of Automated Packaging, Inc. in Streetsboro, OH. Mr. Stein-Sapir also served as trustee and member of the Executive Committee of the Montefiore Home for the Ages, the Advisory Board of US Bank Cleveland, the Director’s Circle of the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Board of Directors of TAVMA (Title, Appraisal, Vendor, and Management Association) and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Cleveland Playhouse.



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