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Larry Anna Afifi

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Larry's two granddaughters and one of mine. “I knew Larry when we were both on the board of Friends of International Students in Iowa City. It was such a pleasure to know and work with this...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Caryl Lyons - North Liberty, IA

“I remember Larry from the 1960s when she was head nurse on the orthopedics ward (across the street from University Hospitals at the time). Larry was...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Mary Curtis (formerly Waziri) - CA

“Tothefamilyandfriends,mayyoubecomfortedknowingthatGodlovesallofyou.Hewillopenhishandandsatisfythedesireofeverylivingthing.Psalm145:16. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“Dr Larry-Anna Afifi was first known to us as her graduate students in the early 1980s as Mrs Afifi, an American who loved, and raised her children in...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“Larry hired me to work in Student Health in 1999 and shortly thereafter turned the TB Surveillance Program over to me. She was very dedicated to the...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Gayle Nelson - Iowa City, IA

“I have fond memories of Larry. She was a kind and generous woman. My sympathies to Adel and her family. Mary Beth Kelch ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“I'm truly sorry to hear about your loss. My condolences are with your family. "A good name is better than good oil, and the day of death is better...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

Larry was born on September 7, 1936 and passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2016.

Larry was a resident of Iowa City, Iowa at the time of passing.

Attended American University in Beirut where she earned her RN BS and Master's degrees and later earned her Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Iowa.

Larry was married to Adel.

Services have been held with burial at Muslim National Cemetery in Cedar Rapids Iowa.

Memorials in Larry's name may be made to Iowa City Hospice The Islamic Center in Cedar Rapids or the Mother Mosque in Cedar Rapids.