Franz Rosenthal, distinguished Semitist, Arabist, and Islamist, former President of the AOS, and first recipient of the AOS Medal of Merit in 1994, died on April 8th 2003.
His funeral took place at 11:00AM Thursday, 10 April, 2003, in New Haven, at Shure Funeral Home, 543 George St, New Haven Connecticut 06511.
A memorial service was held on Friday, 9 May 2003, 4:00 PM in the President's Room, Woolsey Hall, Yale University.
Yale Bulletin and Calendar 31:26 (04/18/03)
New York Times Obituary (04/20/2003)