Cyrus Towfiq Memorial

Cyrus Towfiq at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC in 1958

Cyrus Towfiq at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC, in 1958

Cyrus Towfiq at Age 80Cyrus Towfiq was a very intelligent, respected, loving, generous, kind, modest and humble man. He was a dear father to me and my wife, Margaret, and to my sister, Mandana and her husband John. He was a grandfather to Kathryn Leela Tarr, and soon to be Elysia Nuriah Tarr.

Cyrus lived from April 23rd, 1924 to July 16th, 2009. The Towfiq family held a funeral and memorial service for my father on Sunday, July 19th, 2009. The photo on the right was taken when he was about 80 years old and he was 34 years old in the photo on the left.

Please see the memorial video, listen to his Persian Poetry, read his Eulogy and view the program, letters and messages read at the funeral and memorial services using the links below.

I plan to post more photos, text and links on this page soon, so please check back from time to time. I reserved the web domain name Currently this site is not available on the web, but I have reserved the URL to post PDFs of all of my dad's Shakhsar newsletters and I will scan and post them over time. I'm also considering keeping the family newsletter alive and publishing it on the website in English with contributions in Persian as well. Your thoughts and suggestions are appreciated.

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Shidan Towfiq
Shidan Towfiq