Kurt Kritzler, son of George and the late Joanne (nee Davidjak) passed away quietly at his home in West Long Branch, NJ. Kurt was born on April 21, 1965 in Paterson. He was a professional magician with shows in Vegas, Spain, Japan, and cities and towns all over America and Canada. Kurt was educated in Hillsdale and graduated from Pascack Valley High School. He will be remembered by his friends and family, including Poki and Andrew Kritzler, Brian Morris, and Kathleen Piekart. In lieu of flowers, donation maybe made to Society of American Magicians Magic Endowment Fund. The family will receive their relatives and friends on Saturday December 9, 4-8 pm at Becker Funeral Home, Westwood.