Noted clinical psychologist, loving husband, father, grandfather, and son, Malcolm N. Liebroder died peacefully October 31, l992 after a valiant struggle to overcome cancer. He will be remembered and missed by his family and by his many dear friends and patients.
Dr. Liebroder was born in New York City on September 13, 1931.He is survived by his wife, Dr. Barbara Liebroder; his two sons, Lawrence and Steven; his daughter, Julie; his sister, Brenda Rosen; his parents, Irving and Henrietta Liebroder; and his special joy, his grandchildren, Kaela, Nathan, and Michael.
Dr. Liebroder obtained his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Utah and his B.A. from Queens College in New York. He has received numerous awards for community and professional service. He was past president of Utah Psychologists in Private Practice and a member of a number of professional associations and societies. In l959 he established the Utah Psychological Center, Inc., the first private full service psychological organization in the intermountain area. He was joined in practice by his wife, Barbara, also a psychologist, in l976. In addition to his work as a psychotherapist, he has authored and co-authored with his wife many training programs which have been used world wide.
While continuing to value and maintain his practice as a psychotherapist, Dr. Liebroder was a consultant, trainer, and presenter to organizations. He was featured at many conventions and meetings and has conducted seminars for executives, educators, health service personnel, and other professionals. His style was personal, entertaining, and dynamic; his approach was practical and skill oriented. His choice for the past several years was to devote his professional time exclusively to his clinical practice and the gratifying task of helping individuals, families, and small businesses. He was an avid and skilled fly fisherman, enjoying traveling the world with his fishing buddy, his wife Barbara.
Funeral services will be conducted at the Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple, Wednesday, November 4, at 1 p.m. Friends and family may call Tuesday, November 3, from 6-8 p.m. and also Wednesday one hour prior to the services. Interment, Mt. Olivet cemetery.
In lieu of floral offerings, the family requests contributions be made to the American Cancer Society.
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