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Krikor Pechakjian, 74, passed away at his place of residence in Pasadena, CA on May 30, 2018 surrounded by family and loved ones. He was born on July 10, 1943 in Aleppo, Syria to Avedis and Hripsime Pchakjian. Following the birth of his younger brother, Hovhannes, the family moved to Yerevan, Armenia in 1947, where Krikor's youngest brother, Gevork, was born. He would go on to study medicine and graduate with a medical degree from Yerevan State Medical University in 1969. Krikor happily married his wife, Azniv Pechakjian (née Ishkhanian) on September 21, 1968, and the couple welcomed their first child, son Avedis Pechakjian, on July 21, 1969. In 1973, Krikor and Azniv packed up their family and immigrated to Los Angeles, California, welcoming their second child, daughter Ani Pechakjian, on April 2, 1974.

Krikor Pechakjian lived a long and happy life, constantly inspiring those around him and leading by example with his ever-present grace, wisdom, altruism, and faith. Dr. Krikor Pechakjian will be truly and sincerely missed by every heart he touched and every hand he held. He is survived by his daughter, son, daughter-in-law Artemis, brothers, nieces, nephew, and two granddaughters whom he loved dearly, Pauline and Taleen Pechakjian.

Funeral services for Dr. Krikor Pechakjian will be held at Forest Lawn in Hollywood Hills, CA at noon on Saturday, June 9th at the Old North Church.