Avi Deston

Birth: October 15, 1926 in Kiev, Ukraine

Death: July 25, 2011 (age 84)

Biography:
Avi had been a nuclear scientist in the Soviet Union. He defected in 1966. He taught school Yellowknife, NT for two years and married Suzi in 1978.

Gravesite Details: Row J – Plot 1

Inscription:
פּ״נ (Here lies)
Professor Avi Deston
his name in Hebrew: Pinchas b. Avraham v’Dvora
15, 1926-July 25, 2011

Susanne Rica Deston
her name in Hebrew: Rivkah bat Naftali v’Ester
Feb. 26, 1931-Dec. 31, 2018

ת נ צ ב ה
abbreviated quote from the Bible: “May their soul be bound up in the bond of eternal life.”

Spouse:
Suzanne Rica Deston (1931-2018)

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