Myles G. Turtz, MD, of Cherry Hill, NJ passed away on April 7, 2023. Born on March 31, 1930 in Newark, NJ. He is survived by his wife and true love of 68 years, Miriam (Konvitz) Turtz; four children: Alan Turtz (Karlene), Lisa Hartman (Russell), H. Michael Turtz (Maria) and Rebecca Turtz Segeren; grandchildren Kent, Ryan, Alison, Ronnie, Sarah, Rachel, Jamie, Marlo, Hannah, Joseph and Bayla; 12 great grandchildren, sister-in-law, Jacque Grayer, as well as nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Joseph and Beatrice (Stein) Turtz and his sister Fern Unger. \n\nDr. Turtz graduated from Rutgers University and Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. He interned at Philadelphia General Hospital and completed his residency in otolaryngology at Temple University Hospital where he went on to become Clinical Professor at the Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Turtz became an international expert in the surgical management of obstructed airways in children. He did clinical research, published and presented regionally, nationally and internationally. He dedicated himself to St. Christopher's Hospital for Children where he was Chief of Otolaryngology, and went on to became President and Chief Executive Officer. In an effort to support the institution, he created one of the early multi-hospital systems, United Hospitals, which he lead as President and CEO for over a decade. \n\nUp to and including the day he died, he maintained his superior intelligence, gifted humor, dignity, integrity and intense love for his devoted family, many of whom were with him the day he passed. He was the honored patriarch of a large family. \n\nShiva will be at the home of Myles and Miriam, April 16-18th from 1-8pm. \n\nSuggested sites for Donations are St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, The Foodbank of South Jersey and Chabad of Camden and Burlington Counties.