In memory of
Aram Jigarjian M.D.
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In memory of
Aram Jigarjian M.D.
Aram Jigarjian, M.D. Palm Springs - Aram Jigarjian, M.D. of Palm Springs passed away. He is survived by his 4 children, Judy, Rich, James and Rob (Maren) Jigarjian, his 3 grandchildren, James, Nicholle, and Misha Jigarjian and his niece Carol Ferris (Bob) and nephews Bill Mueller (Niceta) and Phil Mueller (Mary). Aram, a first-generation Armenian, was born to Pergrouhie and Setrak Jigarjian. He and his siblings Sona, George, and Alice grew up in Syracuse, New York. He was a Phi Beta Kappa scholar, earned his medical degree at Syracuse University, went to the University of Cincinnati for his medical internship, then returned to Syracuse University to complete his residency and training to become an orthopedic surgeon. Aram enlisted in the United States Navy to begin his medical career and served as a Lieutenant. After his military service Aram settled in Syracuse. He met his wife Patricia, a registered nurse, where they both worked at Upstate Medical Center. He went into private practice at an orthopedic medical group in Binghamton, NY. Aram moved his family to Palm Springs, CA to begin a new orthopedic practice at the Palm Springs Medical Center. He treated patients throughout the Coachella Valley for over 20 years. He also held a leadership role, Director of the Department of Surgery, at Desert Regional Medical Center. Aram had a wide array of interests including a love for jazz and blues music, competitive bridge, sports enthusiast, voracious reader, and travel throughout the United States and the world. He particularly enjoyed taking cruises with his wife Pat, among their favorite experiences were trips to the Panama Canal, New Zealand and Australia, and historic World War II sites in Normandy, France. Aram also was an avid movie buff. Aram is known by family and friends for his sharp wit, vast intellectual curiosity, engaging storytelling, love of laughter, commitment to excellence in serving his patients and dedication to loving and supporting his family and friends. Aram was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia, his parents Pergrouhie and Setrak Jigarjian, his brother George Garjian and his sisters Sona and Alice Jigarjian. Aram and Patricia will be honored with a private service and celebration of life by family and friends at their Palm Springs home. The family suggests any donations be made in memory of Dr. Aram Jigarjian to his favorite causes: Saint Garabed Armenian Apostolic Church of the Desert, 38900 Vista Dunes Road, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 and The Armenian EyeCare Project, eyecareproject.com/one-time-donation/ , PO Box 5630 Newport Beach, CA 92262.
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Armenian Apostolic Church
38900 Vista Dunes
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
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In memory of
Aram Jigarjian M.D.
Aram Jigarjian, M.D. Palm Springs - Aram Jigarjian, M.D. of Palm Springs passed away. He is survived by his 4 children, Judy, Rich, James and Rob (Maren) Jigarjian, his 3 grandchildren, James, Nicholle, and Misha Jigarjian and his niece Carol Ferris (Bob) and nephews Bill Mueller (Niceta) and Phil Mueller (Mary). Aram, a first-generation Armenian, was born to Pergrouhie and Setrak Jigarjian. He and his siblings Sona, George, and Alice grew up in Syracuse, New York. He was a Phi Beta Kappa scholar, earned his medical degree at Syracuse University, went to the University of Cincinnati for his medical internship, then returned to Syracuse University to complete his residency and training to become an orthopedic surgeon. Aram enlisted in the United States Navy to begin his medical career and served as a Lieutenant. After his military service Aram settled in Syracuse. He met his wife Patricia, a registered nurse, where they both worked at Upstate Medical Center. He went into private practice at an orthopedic medical group in Binghamton, NY. Aram moved his family to Palm Springs, CA to begin a new orthopedic practice at the Palm Springs Medical Center. He treated patients throughout the Coachella Valley for over 20 years. He also held a leadership role, Director of the Department of Surgery, at Desert Regional Medical Center. Aram had a wide array of interests including a love for jazz and blues music, competitive bridge, sports enthusiast, voracious reader, and travel throughout the United States and the world. He particularly enjoyed taking cruises with his wife Pat, among their favorite experiences were trips to the Panama Canal, New Zealand and Australia, and historic World War II sites in Normandy, France. Aram also was an avid movie buff. Aram is known by family and friends for his sharp wit, vast intellectual curiosity, engaging storytelling, love of laughter, commitment to excellence in serving his patients and dedication to loving and supporting his family and friends. Aram was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia, his parents Pergrouhie and Setrak Jigarjian, his brother George Garjian and his sisters Sona and Alice Jigarjian. Aram and Patricia will be honored with a private service and celebration of life by family and friends at their Palm Springs home. The family suggests any donations be made in memory of Dr. Aram Jigarjian to his favorite causes: Saint Garabed Armenian Apostolic Church of the Desert, 38900 Vista Dunes Road, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 and The Armenian EyeCare Project, eyecareproject.com/one-time-donation/ , PO Box 5630 Newport Beach, CA 92262.
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Armenian Apostolic Church
38900 Vista Dunes
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
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