Nesim Abuaf (T-8 Turkish Instructor)

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.

Association of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and Friends of Turkey