Rose Hill Funeral Home & Burial Park

3653 W Market St, Akron, OH


Ali Fararoui

May 18, 1931July 6, 2020

Ali Fararoui, died July 6, 2020 at 89. He was born May 18 1931 in Shiraz Iran, to Zeenat and Hossein Ali Fararoui.

After receiving his Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from Tehran University, he moved to Austin Texas to work on his Master’s degree. A year later, having receive a scholarship to Illinois Institute of Technology, he moved to Chicago where he completed his MS in Chemical Engineering. While working on his Phd, he was hired by BF Goodrich in Akron Ohio and subsequently transferred to Tehran Iran. In 1964, he met and married his wife Lila Nahandast and they had their twin daughters the following year. In the years following, his work with BF Goodrich took Ali and his family to Akron Ohio, Fort Wayne Indiana and Koblentz Germany. In 1969, the family moved back to Iran where they lived among family until 1974. Their next move took them to Turkey followed by India and Indonesia. They returned to Akron Ohio in 1999. Ali enjoyed bowling, playing poker, traveling around the world with dear friends and was an early adopter of new technology.

He is survived by his wife Lila and daughters, Genus Dalton and husband Mark, of Parker Colorado, Venus Lusk and husband Kirk of Avon Connecticut and grandchildren Rachel and Kyle Lusk and Alexander and Cooper Dalton. The family would like to thank the staff of Concordia at Sumner and Hospice Care of Western Reserve for their care and dedication.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Christ Child Society of Akron or other charities of your choice. Burial service will be held on Friday, July 10th, at 1:00pm at Moore’s Chapel 1631 N Hametown Rd, Akron, OH 44333. Calling hours will be Saturday, July 11th, from 10:00am to 12:00pm Rose Hill Funeral 3653 W Market St. Fairlawn, OH. COVID-19 social distancing and facial covering protocols will be required. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.rosehillbp.com


  • Burial

    Friday, July 10, 2020

  • Visitation

    Saturday, July 11, 2020


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Rengin Kutbay Yazitas

July 30, 2020

Dear Mrs.Fararoui,
I'm deeply sorry to learn your big loss, my deepest condolences to you and family. May God give you strength.
Mr.Fararoui and you always had a special place in my heart, I'll always remember them as so special memories.
Stay well&safe!
Rengin Kutbay Yazitas, from Istanbul/Turkey

Betsy Davis

July 23, 2020

I remember so many years George would talk about working with Ali at Goodrich and all over the world. They were good friends. I am so sorry for your loss.
Sadly, Betsy

Margaret Olds

July 11, 2020

Dear Lila and family,

My deepest sympathy to you in the loss of your dear Ali. Our rules keep me from seeing you in person.

Margaret Olds, Concordia at Sumner


July 10, 2020

Dear Lila and Family, Hilda and John Gullion family want to extend our sympathy to you and you and your family. We fondly remember the time we spent with you and Ali when we were in Turkey. We remember the weekend trip to Bursa. Those were the good days.

Rita Burkley

July 10, 2020

Dear Lila and family,
Sincere condolences on the death of your husband, father and grandfather. Please know that our prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Rita Burkley
Christ Child Society of Akron


July 9, 2020

Dear Lila and family… We just had the sad news this evening here in Istanbul and we are so sorry for your loss. Although we have not been in touch for decades, please know that both Ali and you have touched our lives during your stay here. We still keep our kind memories and our thoughts are with you. Cem & Canan Ergün

Newsha Ahmadi

July 9, 2020

I would like to express my condolences to my dear aunt and cousins. May he rest in peace. He will always be remembered as a kind, well educated smart uncle. Will never forget his kind smile and gentle behaviour. Lots of love to you all.

Mohammad Manouchehri

July 9, 2020

Mrs. Lila Fararoui, Please accept our deepest condolences to you and your loved ones on the passing of your husband MR. Ali Fararoui from Manouchehri family, Mohammad, Hossein, Arya, Jody. Our prayers goes to you and your family at these difficult times. May our condolences bring you comfort and our prayers ease the pain of your husband's loss. God bless you and your family.


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