Armen Gregory Sarkisian Dies at Age 59, Mar 2nd, 2011
Mar 2nd, 2011
Armen Gregory Sarkisian Dies at Age 59
Long time rug merchant, Armen Sarkisian, passed away on February 15, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Lucie and four sons Louis Tor, Haig Medill, Stanley Armen, and Philip Tigran. He was preceded in death by his parents H. Medill and Ethel G. and brother Tor. Greg was a lifelong resident of Denver and local businessman. His retail business, first established by his great uncle, Sarkisian’s Oriental Rugs and Fine Arts has been a fixture in Denver since 1891. Greg was Co-Founder of the Creek Indians Lacrosse and devoted himself to coaching several generations of Lacrosse players. He was a graduate of the New Mexico Military School, received his undergraduate degree from New York University, and Masters from NYU’s Stern School of Business. Greg loved spending time in the mountains and playing catch with his dogs, Keb and Oz. Memorial service will be held at 10am on Saturday, March 12, at Church of the Holy Ghost, 1900 California St., Denver. A remembrance gathering will follow at the University Club, 1673 Sherman St. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the University Club’s 1673 Fund, Chapman University Lacrosse Endowment, One University Dr., Orange, CA 92866, or Catholic Charities of Denver, 4045 Pecos St., Denver, CO 80211.