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Katz, Spencer Daniel

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February 16, 1966 - February 2, 2015

Katz, Spencer Daniel

Spencer Katz, age 49, of Dallas, TX died on February 2nd 2015.

Spencer was a sweet, gentle soul. Spencer suffered from mental illness since he was 12 years old.

Spencer will be missed by his wife Patricia, his mom and dad Norma and Mike,  sister Elizabeth Zane, niece and nephew Audrey and Aiden, aunt and uncle Maxine and Norman Kane, cousins Andrea and Rob, Steve and Dara, Jon and Lisa, Sara and cousins Avery, Ella, Collin, Amelia and Ethan.

Spencer was bright, loved music, both listening to heavy metal, blues to jazz and playing his guitar. He also wrote poetry.  His poetry was mostly about his mental illness and how he suffered trying to exist and overcome the side effects of the medications.

Spencer loved his family very much and cared about all people.

We all miss you and love you.

A memorial service will be held February 9th 2015 from 3-5pm at Aria Memorial Chapel 19310 Preston Road, Dallas, TX 75252.

Visit with the Katz family at their home after the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to:

Supported Employment Enterprises, Inc. aka The Friendship Club 7222 Authon Dr. Dallas, TX 75248.


Brain & Behavior Research Foundation  Awarding Narsad Grants


Arrangements are under the direction of:
ARIA Cremation Service & Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road, Dallas, TX 75252

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linda william roberts

February 06, 2015 9:54PM

Very sorry to hear you have lost someone so precious to your heart. Please remember how much you are cared about and know you are being kept in our thoughts of deepest care and love.

Teena Adler-Roberts

February 06, 2015 12:41AM

I am lifting Mike, Norma, Elizabeth and the kids,and the rest of the family and friends of Spencer up in prayer!!!!

I am very sorry for your loss!!!!

You have always been a champion and major support for those who have gone through challenging times and now sadly we all need to pull together and be that champion and support for you and your family!!!!

You are loved!!!!

NAMI Dallas

February 05, 2015 2:02PM

On behalf of NAMI Dallas family and friends, we SINCERELY offer our deepest sympathy. Please know that just as you've been available to others in need, we wholeheartedly extend our support to you, Norma and others who are dealing with such a painful loss.

Joe and Renee Lovelace

February 05, 2015 12:08PM

Mike and Norma, you provided so much support to families with loved ones with mental illness over the years while caring for your own. Renee and I will never forget the nurturing environment of NAMI Dallas you promoted. Your sadness is our sadness.

Jackie Shannon

February 05, 2015 9:28AM

My heart goes out to Spencer's family in this sad time! Mental illness takes our children too young.