Funeral Details

Alexander Weiss

December 8, 1950 - February 1, 2023


Date and Time

Sunday, May 28, 2023 at 1:00 PM


Chicago Jewish Funerals
Skokie Chapel
8851 Skokie Boulevard
Skokie, Illinois 60077
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Arlen Lasinsky

Interment - Private


North Chapel
8851 Skokie Blvd.,
Skokie, Illinois 60077
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Immediately following the Celebration of Life Service until 5pm

The service will be live streamed on Sunday, May 28, 2023 at 01:00 PM Central Time.

Memorial Contributions

World Central Kitchen
Attn: Donor Services
200 Massachusetts Avenue NW, 7th Floor
Washington, DC, 200001


Alexander Weiss was born in Philadelphia, PA, the third son of Harry and Hilda Weiss. He died in Evanston, IL on February 1, 2023 at age 72. He was the Director of the Center for Public Safety at Northwestern University. When he retired, he began consulting with police departments and eventually started Alexander Weiss Consulting, LLC which specialized in staffing studies. He is survived by his second mother, Sandy Weiss; his spouse Susan, daughter Hillary; three brothers Edmond, Mark and Steven; sisters Kit, Barbara, Debbie, Nance, Margery, and their spouses and children. And many friends. He will be missed. A Celebration of Life in his honor will be held on Sunday, May 28, 2023, 1pm at Chicago Jewish Funerals, 8851 Skokie Blvd., (at Niles Center Road) Skokie, IL. To view the funeral online, please visit our website. In lieu of flowers please consider sending a contribution to World Central Kitchen, Attn: Donor Services, 200 Massachusetts Ave., NW, 7th Floor, Washington, DC, 200001 Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals ? Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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We are so sorry we cannot attend the celebration of life service for Alex…in his honor, we have reserved a table at Adams Mountain Cafe to spend some time and remember the many meals we enjoyed there together. With loving thoughts from Colorado,
Jeanne and Pat

Pat McElderry
May 24, 2023