Liliana J. Bekirov, a physician, loving wife and mother, passed away on Friday, January 7, 2022 at the age of 85 at her home from polymyositis in Boca Raton, Florida.
Liliana was born May, 20, 1936 in a small village near Sofia, Bulgaria. Liliana met the love of her life, Huseyin Bekirov, while in medical school. Drs. Liliana and Huseyin M. Bekirov were married soon after graduating from medical school. Liliana was a brilliant and accomplished woman, who was a devoted and loving mother to her children and wife to Huseyin for 60 years. She traveled widely, cooked, sewed and touched many through her friendships.
She is survived by her two children, Aksel and Iddil, husband, Huseyin and four grandchildren .
A memorial service will be held from 8-10 am on Saturday, January 15, 2022 at Glick Family Funeral Home at 3600 North Federal Highway, Boca Raton, Florida 33431.
Flowers can be sent to the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to The Myositis Association at http://myositis.org/donate/. Please answer yes to the question: “I would like to restrict my donation to research“ and choose “Polymyositis Research”. Also, please check the box “I would like to make this gift in honor or memory of someone” and type Liliana Bekirov under “This gift is in memory of”. If you would like to mail a check to the foundation, put Iddil Bekirov in the field, “Who do you wish to be notified?”. Donations to The Myositis Association can also be mailed to The Myositis Association, 6950 Columbia Gateway Drive, Suite 370, Columbia, MD 21046. Please put in the Memo field on the check, “In memory of Liliana Bekirov, MD”.