Benjamin "Ben" Lewis Kaplan's Memorial Website | Ever Loved


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Personal note from Barbara & Julia

Thank you to everyone for your support during this difficult time. We would love for you to post your favorite photos and/or stories about Ben on the "Memories" tab of this memorial website. Please don't be shy about answering some of the questions on the "Favorites" tab as well - it will bring a smile to our faces :)

We have established a Memorial Fund in Ben's honor to collect and distribute funds to organizations that align with Ben's values. Due to the sudden nature of Ben's passing, we have not yet selected an organization(s). We will keep this website updated as we get in touch with people whose lives were positively impacted by Ben, and gather ideas on the best recipients of these funds.


Update from May 13, 2021

For those who are not able to be physically present today, the live stream of Ben's ceremony begins at 12:45PM EST and can be found at the following links:

Larchmont Temple Livestream: https://www.larchmonttemple.o…

Thank you everyone for the outpouring of love over the last days. Today will be one of the hardest days of mom's & my life. We appreciate all of the prayers, stories, photos, memories you can share of Ben to keep us going.


Benjamin Lewis Kaplan was born on March 14, 1992 to Barbara Gail Lewis and the late Seth Adam Kaplan of Larchmont, NY. He is survived by his older sister Julia Elaine Kaplan, and by loving uncles, aunts, cousins and friends. His life tragically ended on May 9, 2021, after being hit by a truck while biking in Lenox, Massachusetts on May 5, 2021.

Ben was an outstanding student and a devoted teacher. His passion lay …

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Cause of death

Bicycle accident

Method of disposition


Final resting place

Mount Hope Cemetery Association

Jackson Ave & Saw Mill River, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY 10706

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