Murray Savar Obituary, Death Cause – It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of a beloved figure in the Philadelphia community, Murray Savar. Murray, a pillar of the city’s cultural and philanthropic scene, passed away on October 28, 2023, at the age of 82. His departure leaves a void in the hearts of many who were fortunate to know and be touched by his remarkable life. Murray Savar was a man of many talents and passions. Born in Philadelphia, he dedicated his life to the betterment of his community.
He was a successful businessman, a renowned art collector, and a tireless advocate for the arts and education. Murray’s commitment to the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts helped shape the cultural landscape of the city. In addition to his philanthropic endeavors, Murray was a devoted family man, cherishing his wife of 57 years, Sarah, and their three children, Rebecca, Daniel, and Emily. He was known for his warmth, wisdom, and unwavering support of those around him.
Murray Savar’s legacy will live on in the hearts and minds of those who had the privilege of knowing him. His dedication to the arts, education, and community will continue to inspire generations to come. We extend our deepest condolences to his family, and we will forever remember the indelible mark he left on Philadelphia. Murray Savar, a true Philadelphia icon, will be sorely missed but never forgotten.