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IN MEMORIAM: Dr. EDGAR HOUSEPIAN standard

Fund for Armenian Relief is devastated by the loss of one of its founders and most dedicated supporters Dr. Edgar Housepian. An accomplished neurosurgeon, professor, dedicated father and husband, and a true humanitarian, Dr. Housepian sadly passed away at the age of 86. Dr. Housepian was one of FAR’s founders. Following the devastating earthquake, which struck northern Armenia in December 1988, he, along with Archbishop Torkom Manoogian and the late Kevork Hovnanian, immediately gathered resources and support to assist those impacted by the disaster. Mobilizing an all-out relief effort to aid the Armenian people, they traveled to the Soviet Union to help. After witnessing the disaster with their own eyes, the three men knew they had to do more once ...

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