Remembering Our Friend Stan Tzankov


On Wednesday, September 23rd, the lives of Vania and Theodore were changed forever, when husband and father, Stan Tzankov, was tragically killed during an altercation. We are heartbroken and saddened by his family’s loss, as are the scores of friends, colleagues, and residents who remember his wit, energy, and boundless love.

As a husband and father, Stan’s good nature was only the beginning of a life dedicated to his family. His love for his wife, his pride in his son, and the joy their shared bond brought him and his family can not be replaced.

Stan had a big personality that was matched by a character of kindness and hospitality. As a Service Manager at an apartment community in Seattle, Stan was responsible for coordinating and completing, among other things, maintenance within his community. Stan was an ambassador of goodwill and professionalism who connected with residents, co-workers, and strangers alike. He shone brightly, but always in service to a team and community he wished to illuminate with good humor and support. His distinct laugh - ready at a moment’s notice - will be missed.

Stan’s community - those of us who knew him in love, in friendship, in work, or by reputation - wish to support his family with an open heart and generosity of spirit. Please consider making a voluntary contribution and/or leave a word of encouragement for Stan’s wife and son and the entire Tzankov family during this difficult time.



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  • Ignat S Bojanov 
    • $50 
    • 3 mos
  • Mary Pawlisa 
    • $150 
    • 3 mos
  • Rachel Vooijs 
    • $100 
    • 3 mos
  • Ericka Benjaminsen 
    • $30 
    • 3 mos
  • Pshahriari Shahriari 
    • $50 
    • 3 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Zachary Hansen 
Chicago, IL
Vania Tzankov 
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