Thursday, March 27, 2014
Saul M. Scherzer of Westport died March 24 at Norwalk Hospital. He was 76.
He was a consulting psychologist for more than 40 years working with corporations in the United States, Europe and Asia. He consulted to more than 25 chief executives and worked with major corporations, including General Electric, Black & Decker, Revlon, International Paper, Union Camp, Champion International, Citicorp, Halliburton, International Flavors & Fragrances, Dresser-Rand and others, involving mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and other significant changing cultures.
He had been on the faculty of several New York-based universities, teaching organizational behavior courses for more than 15 years and had been an advisor to graduate students involved in organizational research. Prior to being a consultant, he was director of organization development for GE, director of management development for ITT, and a management consultant for Booz & Co.
He was an avid swimmer and was proud to have swum 25 times in Westport’s point-to-point annual event at Compo Beach. He was a competitive swimmer with the U.S. Masters Swimming Organization and was a swimming instructor for adults at the Westport Weston Family Y.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Leah Scherzer, his son, DJ and his wife Becky of Columbus, Ohio, his daughter, Sandy Gross of Greenwich, and four grandchildren – Jamie 22, Dana 18, Jacob 9 and Julie 8.
Funeral Services were held Thursday, March 27, at the Collins Funeral Home, Norwalk.
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I’m very sorry to learn of Dr. Saul’s passing. His intellect, willingness to always lend an ear and very quick wit were always appreciated during the time we knew each other. I know he will be missed and my thoughts are with Leah, DJ, Sandy and their families.