• Groman Eden Mortuary
    Mission Hills, CA
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Emanuel Krieger Gordon 1945 - 2014

Emanuel Krieger Gordon

This Guest Book has been kept online until 9/4/2015 by Groman Eden Mortuary.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
My condolences to the Gordon family on this sudden and unexpected loss. I lost contact with Corky in his adult life, but I have fond memories of the two summers that we spent as best buddies at National Music Camp, Interlochen.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
My sister ran across Corky's obituary in the LA Times. I was shocked and saddened by his untimely death.
I had the pleasure of working with Corky at LAC-USC Med Center in 1973-74 on a hectic and often chaotic medical unit (Med Ocho) He always kept his cool and could be counted on to "fine tune" patients at the brink of death.. As chief resident and then fellow, he guided the residents and med students with such care and genuine support. I admired his calm and empathy; he had so much compassion for his patients especially the homeless and indigent. Many transitioned at his parent's home when they had no where to recover post hospitalization. He had such a huge heart!
Every time I hear Roy Orbison, the Everly brothers & Sam Cooke not to exclude Malaguena Salerosa by Bud & Travis, I will think of my dear friend. He is no doubt jamming away in Heaven with his bass guitar, eating Mexican food and keeping a watchful eye on those he loved.
My condolences to his wife, Judi, his children and his sisters. I had the pleasure of meeting Erica and know their relationship was especially close and special. No words can express the void he leaves. I take comfort in knowing we will see each other again. To coin his favorite phrase, "Every River finds its way to the Sea- eventually.

Graciela (Gracie) Lange RN
Bellevue, Washington
Monday, August 11, 2014
The Geib family is thinking of you and your family during this most difficult time . Tom and Deedee Geib (mike Michaelson's daughter)
Monday, August 11, 2014
So sorry to hear this sad news. I met Corky only a few times, but always heard about his life and family from Erica (my college roommate). My deepest sympathy to you all on this loss. I know you have many warm, lovely memories to comfort you.
Saturday, August 09, 2014
Dear Judi, Emily, and Ben,

I was so shocked and saddened to learn of Corky's untimely passing. He was such a funny,kind, welcoming man. He always made me feel at home with the "Xmas Eve crew".

Wishing you all comfort in this sad passage.

Best,

Paula Shatsky (Robin and Steve)
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I was so pleased when our friend, Susan Cane, took this photo of us. It captures Corky as I would always wish to remember him.

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