I am quite saddened to learn of Prof. Anvari's passing away. I was one of those blessed to have had the opportunity of being associated with him. Prof. Anvari was my adviser at CSUF in the late 80's. He was more than an adviser, he was a friend. I had the chance to visit him and Nancy at their place in Berkeley in the early 90's where I was treated not only to his wonderful cooking but a great ...
From: Aseem & Sylvia,
Rennie's father (as we knew him) was always smiling, happy, joyous, positive and living life to its fullest. An inspiration to us all to live life without worrying and enjoying its every moment. We will miss him but will enjoy seeing him in his loved ones.
From: Dora Broadaway Presley
Message: Nancy - So sorry to hear of the passing of Dr. Morteza Anvari. I never had the opportunity to meet him, but Mom spoke of him often as she did all of her cousins and family members. We will be keeping you and your family in our prayers. Love Dora Jean
Manoocher & Sherry Aryanpur-Kashani.
Losing Mori was like losing not only a best friend, but also a brother. I met Mori 57 years ago when we taught together in Gorgan, Iran. Ever since then we were in constant contact, meeting each other as frequently as possible even when we lived far apart. Our friendship deepened as we got married and had families. . After the revolution we found ourselves ...
From: Danny R Hutchison
Message: Dear Nancy, We are sorry to hear about your loss. Sorry we missed seeing you years back, Danny and Marilyn Hutchison
From Mohammad Vatanchi.
It’s very hard and saddening to write these words in loss of such an amazing character. With a brilliant career, he was a cultured professor and friend. As a visionary he established pioneer organizations from scratch with minimal resources. He never gave up during hard times, while putting forth his values in various aspects in life. His smile was a window to his kind...
From: Janet and Hormoz Azar. Dear Nancy, Rennie, and Alex, Mori was a great role model for us all. We had been thinking about all of you since hearing about his series of strokes. What a great picture of Mori. He looks so alive and full of energy! Keep his thoughts with you always.
I wish best Divine rewards for him.
From Ali Etemadi. May the Almighty God rest his soul in peace and comfort his family and friends
The Farabi Institute of Higher Education and the International University of Iran have posted a tribute to Morteza in Farsi: