Makram Nicolas Obituary, Death – Makram Yanni Nicolas, a cherished Board Member of the Magdi Yacoub Global Heart Foundation, passed away on June 21, 2023, in the embrace of his beloved family and friends at his cherished home in Montreux, Switzerland. His departure has left a void in the hearts of those who knew him, as he was known for his warmth, care, and boundless sense of humor. Makram’s generosity knew no bounds, and he made a tangible and lasting difference in the lives of individuals, both near and far.
During his tenure as a Board Member of the Magdi Yacoub Global Heart Foundation, which began in 2018, Makram played an instrumental role in guiding the growth and expansion of Sir Professor Dr. Magdi Yacoub’s vision for the Aswan Heart Centre and the new Magdi Yacoub Global Heart Centre in Cairo. Through his dedicated efforts, he significantly advanced the Foundation’s mission of bringing about profound changes in healthcare outcomes for individuals suffering from heart defects across Egypt and the surrounding region.
Makram’s love for his family was paramount, and his unwavering commitment to making a positive impact was evident in all his endeavors. He embodied a paternal spirit that touched the lives of those around him. His memory will forever be etched in the hearts of his devoted wife, Shadia, his loving son, Marc, his caring sister, Aida, and his multitude of close friends scattered across the globe.
Makram Yanni Nicolas will be remembered for his remarkable journey and his unwavering love for his family. His legacy continues to live on through the tireless work, extraordinary generosity, and compassionate hearts of those he profoundly influenced. The impact he made as a Board Member of the Magdi Yacoub Global Heart Foundation will continue to transform countless lives, and his spirit of giving will inspire others to follow in his footsteps.
As we reflect on Makram’s life, we celebrate his immense contributions, his selflessness, and his ability to bring joy to those around him. He touched the lives of many with his compassion, leaving an indelible mark on the world. While his physical presence may no longer be with us, his memory will endure, reminding us of the power of generosity, love, and the profound impact one individual can have on the lives of others.
In honoring Makram Yanni Nicolas, we pledge to carry forward his legacy, building upon his accomplishments and continuing to advance the mission of the Magdi Yacoub Global Heart Foundation. We will strive to make a lasting difference in the lives of those in need, just as he did, and ensure that his spirit of compassion and dedication lives on. Makram’s unwavering commitment to improving healthcare outcomes will serve as a guiding light as we work towards creating a healthier and more compassionate world.