Bill Text: VA HJR273 | 2018 | Regular Session | Introduced

Bill Title: Celebrating the life of Bijan C. Ghaisar.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2018-03-10 - Left in Rules [HJR273 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2018-HJR273-Introduced.html
Offered February 13, 2018
Celebrating the life of Bijan C. Ghaisar.
Patron-- Kory

WHEREAS, Bijan C. Ghaisar, a beloved son, brother, and friend in Fairfax County, died on November 27, 2017; and

WHEREAS, a native of Northern Virginia, Bijan Ghaisar was the youngest child of Iranian immigrants; he graduated from Langley High School, where he was a hardworking member of the lacrosse and football teams and was well-liked by his peers; and

WHEREAS, Bijan Ghaisar continued his education at the University of Alabama, then transferred to Virginia Commonwealth University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in accounting and was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity; and

WHEREAS, after college, Bijan Ghaisar lived in Tysons Corner and worked at his father's accounting and management consulting firm, Caesar & Associates, in McLean; and

WHEREAS, an advocate for peace, nonviolence, and social justice, Bijan Ghaisar enjoyed debating current events and hoped to make the world a better place through activism and his sense of optimism; and

WHEREAS, well-known for his contagious laugh and big smile, Bijan Ghaisar made countless friends throughout his life and was admired for his kindness and jovial personality; and

WHEREAS, Bijan Ghaisar will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his parents, James and Kelly; sister, Negeen, and her family; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Bijan C. Ghaisar; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Bijan C. Ghaisar as an expression of the General Assembly's respect for his memory.