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Sari Aizley

Photo taken from OH_02519
Photo taken from OH_02519

Sari (Guffenberg) Aizley (1934-2017) was born in Newark, New Jersey and raised in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where she was in a Jewish minority. She moved to Las Vegas shortly before her future husband Paul, who she would not meet until their paths crossed at UNLV. Sari was a single mother who worked for UNLV, where she also earned her undergraduate and master's degrees.

Sari's resume includes working for the Jewish Family Services, ACLU, selling advertising for the Las Vegas Review-Journal and starting the memorable CLASS! newspaper with her son David Phillips and Paul. For 16 years, CLASS! was distributed to the students of Clark County schools, featuring articles for and by the students.


Aizley, Paul and Sari. Interview, November-December 2015. Transcript, OH-02519. Oral History Research Center, Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

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