Aldert Smedes Root, Jr., 91, of Raleigh, died Monday, January 19, 2015. Aldert was the son of the late Dr. Aldert Smedes Root and Olivia Smith Root. Surviving are his daughter, Arden Root, of Bath, NC and two sons, Aldert Root, III and Edouard Root, both of Raleigh. A reception for family and friends will be held on Saturday, January 31 from 2 PM – 4 PM at Morningside Assisted Living of Raleigh, 801 Dixie Trail. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer’s NC, 1305 Navaho Dr., Ste 101, Raleigh, NC 27609 or www.alznc.org
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