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Scheidt was a businessman by trade, a philanthropist by profession

By , Guest Columnist Updated: April 15, 2020 6:16 AM CT | Published: April 15, 2020 4:00 AM CT
Susan Adler Thorp
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Susan Adler Thorp

Susan Adler Thorp is the former political columnist for The Commercial Appeal. She is the owner of Susan Adler Thorp Communications, which advises clients on communication strategies and effective media coverage.

Rudi didn’t take the idea of death lightly. He didn’t go to funerals. But when someone he cared for died, he gave generously to a charity in their memory.


Rudi Scheidt The Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music Temple Israel


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