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Aizley, Sari, 1934-2017


Sari Aizley was born January 10, 1934 in Newark, New Jersey and raised in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where she was in a Jewish minority. She moved to Las Vegas, Nevada as a single mother who worked for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), where she also earned her undergraduate and master’s degrees. Aizley worked for the Jewish Family Services, American Civil Liberties Union, sold advertising for the Las Vegas Review-Journal, and starting the memorable CLASS! Newspaper with her son, David Phillips, and her husband Paul. For 16 years, CLASS! Newspaper was distributed to the students of Clark County schools; featuring articles for and by the students.