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Simon embodied customer loyalty

I sat in Beth-El Zedeck Temple for the funeral services of Melvin Simon. The various speakers spoke of Mel’s desire
to create a real estate empire and his desire to give back to the community.

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HUDNUT: In appreciation of Mel Simon

I happened to be in Indianapolis the week before Mel Simon passed away on Sept. 16, and talked with his secretary about visiting him briefly, because I knew he was very ill. But he was too ill to see me.

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UPDATE: Simon remembered for vision, courage

A Friday funeral is planned for a man who made a fortune building shopping malls across the U.S. and later became a prolific
philanthropist in his adopted hometown of Indianapolis. Melvin Simon, 82, succumbed this morning after a battle with pancreatic
cancer.

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Community leaders grateful to Simons

Most of us were taught to give thanks to those who do well and make our lives better. Some of us would like to give our hearty
thanks to Mel and Herb Simon and their families for all they’ve done in our community and statewide.

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