OBITUARY

Albert Kapikian

May 9, 1930February 24, 2014

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Albert Kapikian

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Mario Barro

September 29, 2014

Dear Mrs Kapikian and family - Very sad news the loss of our dear Dr. Kapikian. He is a key vaccine leader in the world and a true Yankee fan. I had the tremendous opportunity to receive Al's advises during my career at the NIH and to enjoy our conversations about the day by day fate of the Yankees. We will miss him as we try to keep with the work of creating better vaccines.

John & JoAnn Hutchinson

March 30, 2014

Dear Catherine,
We were so sorry to hear of your husband's passing -- a great loss to you and your family and to the world of science as well. We really only knew Al from his gracious ways and friendliness at Ocean Villa -- and particularly his smile when he had the grandchildren in tow. He obviously was one of those people who made the world a bit better (much better) by his being here.
John & JoAnn Hutchinson

Vergine Barsoumian

March 13, 2014

Dear Mrs. Kapikian and Family,
I am saddened to hear about Dr.Kapikian's passing.
Dr. Kapikian has played an important role in my professional career in Northern Virginia. When I fist moved here from New York City, Columbia University, Dr.Kapikian introduced me to prominent professionals in my field, thus facilitated my professional settlement here; for that I have always been indebted to him. Dr. Kapikian's kind and caring disposition has touched me and will always stay alive in my memory.
My deep condolences to you Cathy and your family.

Erich Mackow

March 12, 2014

Dear Cathy and Family We would like to express our sincere condolences to the family and convey the heartfelt warmth we have for Al as a dear friend, brilliant scientist and genuinely warm and compassionate individual for the many years we have known him. His passing is a great loss and our thoughts and best wishes are with you and your family at this time. Sincerely Erich, Joanne, Jonathan and Natalie Mackow.

March 11, 2014

Dear Cathy and family - We send our deepest sympathy to you all on the loss of your dear husband and father. Al was a wonderful person, and we have happy memories of our friendship. Our prayers are with you all during this difficult time.. Sincerely, Kathy & Chuck Monahan, Raleigh, NC

March 8, 2014

I am very sad and hereby convey my deepest condolences to the family of dear Dr Kapikian...he will be fondly remembered forvever
Triveni Krishnan, NICED, Kolkata

Tao Hung

March 2, 2014

It is my great loss of my dear friend of Dr. Al Kapikian. His scientific achievements have been admired by many of Chinese virologists. I wish to send my sincerely condolences to his family. Al, you will be remembered.....

Tao Hung
Chinese Academy of Preventive Medicine and Center for Diseases Control

Zhi-Ming Zheng

March 2, 2014

I was so sad to know Dr. Kapikian passed away. I wish to send my sincere condolences to his family. He has been a great virologist who has inspired several generations in virus discoveries. His legacy will pass along forever......

Zhi-Ming (Thomas) Zheng

Irene Pérez Schael

March 2, 2014

To the family of Dr. Albert Kapikian: Cathy, sons and grandsons:
Dr.Kapikian was a brilliant scientist but more importantly was a person of great warmth and human empathy. I am deeply sad. We will miss him very much. I'm sure he will be an example for public health and vaccinology in the future.
My condolences to his family. May he rest in peace.
Irene Pérez Schael from Venezuela

Javier Buesa

March 1, 2014

I wish to express my sincere condolences to the Kapikian family. I have always admired Dr. Kapikian's scientific career and achievements, and he has been a source of inspiration for me. I met him at several conferences and enjoyed with his conversation and cordiality. We will miss him. Please accept my deepest sympathies.