James Zorigian

January 20, 1947 - May 21, 2013
James Zorigian, 66 years old, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 21, 2013. He is survived by his son Garrett and three wonderful grandchildren, Sienna, Colin and Zoe. Jim also leaves his twin brother, John and his sister in law, Ronnie, his nephews, Jason and Christopher, his niece, Jamie and her husband, Ignacio and their children, Isabela and Nicolas. Jim was born in 1947, attended 54th Street Elementary School, Audubon Jr. High School, Dorsey High School and on to UCLA where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science. He then went on to pursue a law degree at U.S.C. where he was elected to president in his second year. He began a very successful law career and spent 41 years helping people of all ages and ethnic backgrounds. Jim lived for many years in Playa del Rey where he spent his time gardening, playing sports and fishing. What Jim loved most was spending time with his family and friends, doing for them in every way possible. Jim was also a 50 year member of the Armenian Triple X Fraternity whose many members included some of his best of friends. He was also a member of Brentwood Presbyterian Church where he held many positions and contributed much to the church and its community.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at Brentwood Presbyterian Church, 12000 San Vicente Blvd., L.A., 90049. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Ararat Home (Armenian old age home), 15105 Mission Hills Road, Mission Hills, CA. 91345.

Published in the Los Angeles Times on May 27, 2013