Irvin L. Steinbach, a retired court psychologist and avid urban walker, died Sunday of a cardiac arrest at
The son of a businessman and a homemaker, Irvin Lee Steinbach was born in Baltimore and raised on Eutaw Place. After graduating from City College in 1945, he was drafted into the Army.
Mr. Steinbach served with the Army for 14 months in Japan until being discharged in 1946. After returning to Baltimore, he worked with his father, who had founded the Maderia Bonded Wine and Liquor Co., a beverage distributorship.
In the early 1950s, he earned a bachelor's degree in
During the 1960s, he was a guidance counselor for Baltimore public schools, and in the 1970s, became a psychologist for the Circuit Court of Baltimore, evaluating defendants. He retired in 1994.
Mr. Steinbach, who was both a student and writer of haiku poetry, enjoyed exploring Baltimore on long walks that he took through the city and its various neighborhoods.
He also enjoyed traveling to
A remembrance gathering will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Margaret Bright Social Room at Roland Park Place, 830 W. 40th St.
Surviving are two sons, Sam Steinbach of