In 2012, Ralph Levin passed away at the age of 97. In 1947, he married my mother’s paternal 1st cousin, Evelyn Jacobs. He was a medical doctor and served as a Battalion Surgeon in World War II, where he was wounded and was awarded a Purple Heart. After living in Philadelphia most of their lives, Ralph and Evelyn retired to North Carolina. They had 2 children, a grandchild, and a great grandchild.