In Loving Memory of Andy Simon

Born June 10, 1935 ~ Passed to eternal memory June 23, 2016

We are very saddened by the loss of a true pioneer in our UCD community, Andy Simon. Andy's love and commitment to his wife, Tish, and their beloved Sonny overflowed to his service to our community as one of the founding families in 1988 of the National Urea Cycle Disorders Foundation. Andy and Tish served as Co-Presidents of NUCDF in the mid 1990s and together with Sonny, affected by OTC deficiency, were at the center of driving pioneering new treatments and directions for UCD that saved lives and still impact our community in every way.

Our memories of Andy and of Sonny, who preceded him in death in 1996, will never pass away. We are continually blessed by their lives in the circle that touches all of our families affected by UCD. May this tribute celebrate the reflection of Andy's life, love and light. We send our deepest condolences to Tish - our hearts are with you.

Characteristic of Andy's generosity and support, Tish has requested that in lieu of flowers, donations in Andy's memory be made to the National Urea Cycle Disorders Foundation to help continue research for a cure. 

NUCDF is a registered 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. Your contribution is 100% tax-deductible.

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Contributions may be mailed be made payable to NUCDF and sent to:

National Urea Cycle Disorders Foundation
75 S. Grand Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91105


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"Our family was struggling to understand everything. We couldn't believe our lives had changed forever in a few moments. We were scared to lose our son. Thank you for your help and for guiding us -- and for giving us hope that our son can someday have a cure for ASA. Until then, we are glad to know that you are pushing research and that we have your resources and support to help us through this."

T.F., Indiana