1939 – Dec 3, 2011
Nesim Abuaf passed away from a brain tumor on December 3, 2011, in Portland, OR. He was 72. In the summer of 1965, while a graduate student at Princeton University, he worked as a Turkish Language Instructor to the T8 Peace Corps Volunteer Trainees.
Nesim’s wife, Nancy Raymond Abuaf, was a T-8 PCV Trainee. They have two daughters, Dona and Lisa, and two grandchildren, Ava and Max, with a third grandchild on the way.