BANGOR and ELKINS PARK, Pa. – Kalil Ayoob, 94, husband of the late Eleanor (Bradley) Ayoob, died June 19, 2010, at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. He was born March 10, 1916, in Framingham, Mass., son of Assad and Sophie (Shakir) Ayoob. Ki was a graduate of Dartmouth College, Class of 1937, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Ki was a well-known and well-respected employee of the Bangor Daily News, retiring as a city editor in 1990, after a 53-year career. He was a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Bangor. Surviving is one son, Randy Ayoob and his wife, Robin, of Elkins Park, Pa. He was grandfather to Michael and Marcie Amerstein; and great-grandfather to Emily and Jackson Amerstein. A graveside service will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 24, at Woodlawn Cemetery, Brewer, with the Rev. Canon Mary Ann Taylor, pastoral associate of St. John’s Episcopal Church, officiating. Those who wish to remember Ki in a special way may make gifts in his memory to Bangor Humane Society, 693B Mount Hope Ave., Bangor, ME 04401. A service of Brookings-Smith, Bangor.
KALIL ‘KI’ AYOOB
Posted June 21, 2010, at 7:21 p.m.