Thursday, April 23, 2009
Alternate State Steward Basil Bardakjy Passes Away
Basil Bardakjy, alternate state steward at Gulfstream Park, passed away after a long illness Wednesday evening. He was 80.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, from 4-7 p.m., at the Vista Funeral Home, 14200 NW 57th Ave., in Miami Lakes.
Survivors are his daughter, Suzanne Hicks, and his son, Michael Bardakjy; four grandchildren, Ian, Dean, Collin and Sydney; and two great grandchildren, Blane and Elle. He was predeceased by his wife, Beverly.
In 1982 he was appointed alternate state steward by his longtime friend, Gov. Bob Graham. He held that position at the time of his passing.
For information on the service, please call 305-821-1421.
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