Dr. Jan Smulovitz: Oct. 13, 1943—Aug. 4, 2012 | Passages

DR. Jan Smulovitz: 1943—2012 - Contributed photo
DR. Jan Smulovitz: 1943—2012
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Dr. Jan Smulovitz passed away after a hard fight with unexpected illness.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Constantia, son Stefan (Viviane), daughter Anika (Oni), grandchildren Aviv and Ruby, daughter Margit (Randall), and sisters Tove (Michael) and Bente (Carl).

A man whose generosity and attention to detail will be remembered by many, he worked as an endocrinologist in Eugene, Ore. from 1978 to 2003, and enjoyed almost 10 years of retirement on San Juan Island, Wash. He was a member of the Friends of the San Juan Island Library and the Friday Harbor Sailing Club.

His wisdom on all things medical, his love of sailing, his beautiful glass beads, his many stories and most of all his incredibly generous spirit will be missed by all.

To honor Jan's memory, please donate to the charity of your choice. A memorial service will be held at the San Juan Island Yacht Club, on Saturday. Sept. 22, from 2-4 p.m.

Memories of Jan can be shared here:

— Family of Jan Smulovitz


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