Photo of Max Glauben courtesy of the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum.

Preston Hollow resident Max Glauben, a Holocaust survivor who helped establish the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum, has died. He was 94.

Glauben brought awareness to the Nazi Holocaust until the very end. His death came on Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day.

A native of Warsaw, Poland, he survived the Warsaw ghetto as well as Majdanek death camp, where his younger brother and most of his family were killed in gas chambers. He survived five concentration camps and a death march from Flossenbürg to Dachau, according to the Dallas Morning News.

Glauben moved to Dallas in 1951, and he was among a robust group that began advocating for a Holocaust museum in the 1970s.

Glauben freely shared his story and especially loved speaking with Children, and he participated in March of the Living, bringing American teenagers on tours of death camp sites more than a dozen times, the newspaper reports.

He is survived by his wife, Frieda, and their three children, as well as seven grand children and three great-grandchildren.

In a way, Glauben lives on in the form of a hologram at the Holocaust museum.


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