UGA alumnus Victor Profis, a long-time member of the Georgia Magazine Advisory Board, died July 6 after battling cancer for more than a year.He was 58.
Profis, who was born in Israel and spent his childhood there and in Cuba, earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from UGA. For the past 26 years he worked for Southern Living magazine, most recently as travel and tourism director. Prior to that he held positions at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Atlanta magazine.
He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Deena Profis; two daughters, Michelle and Lauren Profis; parents, Gerald and Dory Profis; and sister and brother-in-law, Lori and Joel Gross, all of Atlanta.
An online guest book for friends and family is available on the Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care website, http://www.edressler.com. Contributions in Profis’ name may be made to the Weber School, 6751 Roswell Road, Atlanta, GA, 30328, or to Temple Emanu-El, 1580 Spalding Drive, Atlanta, GA, 30350.