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Simon Wolf | Class of 1958

Simon Wolf (Class of '58) Named 2017 Gold Standard Award Recipient for Optimal Aging

August 25, 2017

Simon Wolf (Class of 1958) has been selected as the 2017 Gold Standard Award recipient for Optimal Aging award from the University of Louisville Institute of Sustainable Health & Optimal Aging in the “Love Conquers All” category. This award is presented to individuals who exemplify optimal aging, making the most of whatever their later years bring and who continue to love life.

Wolf served in the Army during the Korean War, returned to obtain his pharmacy degree and practice as a pharmacist in community practice. He married and had three children while he owned his own pharmacy for 20 years, and retired from the profession while working at Kroger Pharmacy.

He is active in the Pharmacy Veterans Club, bowls a competitive game, plays bridge with friends, shows the way when he ushers at Actors’ and Bunbury theaters. Wolf has also provided volunteer services to feed the homeless and supports Friend for Life Cancer Network, a one on one cancer support network, and Reel for Recovery KY/IN events, a totally free fly-fishing support retreat for any man who has ever had cancer.

Friends and family are encouraged to attend the Gold Standard Award for Optimal Aging Award Luncheon on September 8th, 2017 in honor of Simon Wolf. Tickets are $35/person, and  event details are below.


Date: Friday, September 8, 2016
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM EST
Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel, 830 Phillips Ln. Louisville
**Reservations required and must be made by August 28th


A check for $35 per person can be mailed to the U of L Institute for Sustainable Health & Optimal Aging, 300 East Market Street, Suite 200, Louisville, KY 40202. 

Please note on your check that you are coming in honor of Simon Wolf and include names of those for whom the payment has been made.