Murray M. Hausner, MD

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Posted on: November 4, 2021

Dr. Murray Marvin Hausner passed away on September 1, 2021, at age 89, after battling Parkinson’s Disease and prostate cancer for many years.

He was the beloved husband of Leonore Blum Hausner for 57 years and the cherished father of Bryan Hausner and Carrie Hausner Casden. A loving father-in-law to Stacie Hausner and Matthew Casden. A proud grandfather to Cayla, Zach, and Hayley Hausner and Ava and Eli Casden. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. He was a devoted son to the late Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Hausner and an adoring brother to the late Shirley Hausner Levin.

Dr. Hausner was born in New York City and grew up in Petersburg,Virginia. He attended the University of Virginia from 1948-1955 where he earned both his Bachelor of Arts and Doctor of Medicine degrees. Following residency training at St. Luke’s Hospital in New York City, he was Board Certified in both Anatomic and Clinical Pathology in 1960.

After serving in the U.S Navy, being stationed in Taipei, Taiwan and Southern California, with the rank of Lieutenant Commander (Medical Corps), he moved to San Francisco in 1962 where he met his future wife, and they were married in 1964. They relocated to Southern California in 1967. Dr. Hausner served as the Chief Pathologist and Director of Laboratories at Inter-Community Hospital in Covina from 1967-1976. After completing additional training and subspecialty certification in Dermatopathology and Mohs Micrographic Surgery, he entered private office practice in Beverly Hills.

He was active in community affairs and was a Past President of the Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Hausner was a longtime member of the Rotary Club of Beverly Hills and a member of Sinai Temple and Brentwood Country Club. Following his retirement in 1994, he became involved in a “lifelong learning program” as an enthusiastic member of the Plato Society of UCLA.

Dr. Hausner will be forever loved and deeply missed by his family and many friends. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make a gift in his memory to Music Mends Minds or to the charity of their choice.