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Gift of Life Volunteer Elena Ivanoff Passes Away at 85

Michael Yurieff  | Published on 1/5/2016

Beloved Gift of Life volunteer Elena Ivanoff passed away in South Carolina on January 4, 2016 at the age of 85. Elena is survived by her husband of sixty-four years, Vitali Ivanoff; daughters Rita Young and Lucy Ivanoff; son-in-law Mel Young; and two grandchildren.


Elena and her husband Vitali were very active and dedicated Gift of Life volunteers for over twenty years.


Elena will be greatly missed by the entire Gift of Life community and by all the children whose lives were touched by her generosity, compassion, and kindness. May her memory be eternal!

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