Martin C. Gruen, a longtime resident of Morristown and Madison, passed away Saturday, January 22, 2022 of complications from dementia.
“Marty” Gruen was born September 16, 1939 to Dr. Charles and Helen Gruen in Buenos Aires, Argentina where they had located to escape Nazi, Germany. Shortly after, they immigrated to the U.S. and settled in Lyons, NY where Dr. Gruen practiced medicine for many years.
After graduating as high school Valedictorian, Marty graduated from Princeton University in 1961 with a degree in Art & Architecture. Marty chose to work in finance, however, and was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs for 33 years.
He was a member of Morris County Golf Club, rode horses, and loved to entertain his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Blanche Gruen, a sister, Susanna Pfeffer (spouse Arthur and daughter Nancy) of San Diego, CA, and two children from his first marriage. They are Jenna Gruen (spouse Mary Weiland) of St. Paul, MN and Steven Gruen of Paris, France. Also, four grandchildren: Samuel, Mathilde, Flo, and Miguel, and two great-grandchildren.