Frederick Cezer, 104, of Vancouver, Wash., died Oct. 21, 2011. Born in Brooklyn, he moved to East Orange at age four and lived for most of his life in New Jersey and New York, settling in Millburn in 1942. In 2006 he moved to Vancouver to be near his family.
Mr. Cezer was one of the first certified public accountants in the United States.
He graduated from City College of New York in 1928.
He was a past president of the Essex County CPA Society and active in the CPA Society of New Jersey. He authored many articles and abstracts on tax law and accounting principles.
He served on the board of the NJ Y Camps for more than 50 years and was also a past president.
He was an avid world traveler who knew five languages, wrote poetry, and was an ardent swimmer for more than 70 years.
Predeceased by his wives, Vita G. (Komins) and Kathleen (Russell), he is survived by his daughter, Amy Lois Cezer Tanne of Vancouver; his son, Marc Ivor Cezer of Ottawa, Canada; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services were held Oct. 26 with arrangements by Louis Suburban Chapel, Fair Lawn. Memorial contributions may be made to the Intracranial Hypertension Research Foundation, Vancouver.