Stephen M. Eller, an educator and social studies department head who organized city public schools' the first Holocaust curriculum, died of Parkinson's disease Nov. 17 at Milford Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Pikesville.
He was 73.
"Steve was complicated," said Barbara Hoffman, his sister-in-law, who lives in Cheswolde. "He was a mentor to children and affected thousands of their lives. He was a tremendous musician. He played both guitar and banjo and had a beautiful singing voice."
"He was a Renaissance man who had a knowledge of so many things," she said. "He had both skills and brilliance."
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