Elliott A. Brager, an attorney who was an accomplished fundraiser for HIV treatment and research, died of heart failure Monday at his Mount Washington home. He was 72.
Born in Baltimore and raised in the Park Heights area, he was the son of Philip Brager, a wholesale shoe inventory control specialist, and the former Hilda Levitz, an executive secretary who also worked in the shoe business.
He attended Robert E. Lee School No. 49 and was a 1959 City College graduate. He earned a bachelor's degree at the University of Maryland, College Park and was a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law.
As a young lawyer, he worked for attorney Abraham L. Adler in his...