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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

A final gift: Turlock man’s death saves others

THE MODESTO BEE | Nan Austin


“Even though he’s gone, he gave more people life. He is with Jesus today, I know this,” said Ludmina Piurehpour with a sad smile.

Piurehpour and Julie Kaldani reminisced Monday about their co-worker at Magic Cut in Turlock, 40-year-old Edwin Adam, who suffered a ruptured aneurysm Sept. 13 and was taken off life support Sept. 16.

As he lingered, a steady stream of friends came to Emanuel Medical Center to say goodbye, some from his native Chicago, others from Arizona, San Jose – “all over,” said his sister Adrian Martinez.

“There were hundreds of people coming in and out,” she said. “We met so many people who existed in his life we didn’t know.”

"He was a person who liked to give, even at the last moment of his life". Julie Kaldani
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