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Edward Malcolm Krinsky
February 22, 1933 ~ October 28, 2021 (age 88) 88 Years Old
Edward Malcolm Krinsky (1933 -2021) Edward Malcolm Krinsky died peacefully on October 28, 2021, with his daughters by his side, following a brief illness. A highly respected and well-loved educator, coach, and mentor to many, Ed is survived by his loving brother Paul Krinsky (Anita Brause); daughters June Krinsky-Rudder (Harold Rudder) and Donna Romano (Anthony Romano); nephews David Krinsky (Lori) and Ross Krinsky (Kirsten); wife Kathryn Ramsey; stepdaughters Karen Chandross and Leisa Thursland (Eddie Thursland); grandchildren Anna and AJ; and long-time companion Victoria Descalso. Edward Krinsky was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. After graduating from James Madison HS, he attended Harvard College where he lettered in baseball and basketball and was captain of the basketball team his senior year. He graduated from Harvard in 1954 and entered the U.S. Army. After two years of service he returned to Harvard and earned his Master of Arts in Teaching from the Graduate School of Education. While in graduate school he coached the Harvard JV basketball team and the MIT freshman baseball team. In 1957, Krinsky began his 35 year career at Westbury High School, teaching history coaching and serving as the Director of Guidance. He was a highly successful coach and his basketball teams won several championships but he took particular pleasure in helping students get into college and other post-graduate programs and in seeing them thrive. He kept in touch with former students for decades. Ed’s coaching career also included positions with national and international teams. He was the assistant coach of the American team which won the gold medal in the Maccabiah Games held in Israel in 1980 and was advisor to national teams in both Israel and Egypt. He served as the Director of Operations for the U.S. Basketball League here in the United States, and completed his basketball career as an assistant coach at SUNY - College at Old Westbury. Burial arrangements were handled by Donohue-Cecere Funeral Home in Westbury, NY. A memorial service will be held in the spring.
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