Dr. PG Parameswaran: A Celebration of Life

HOUSTON: The Parameswaran family celebrated the life of Dr. P.G. Parameswaran with a special memorial service on Friday, May 27 at the Cherie Flores Garden Pavilions of the McGovern Centenial Gardens in Hermann Park. Born on October 9, 1938, Dr. Parameswaran passed away in Houston on January 6, 2022. He leaves behind his wife Lakshmy and sons Ashok and Rajesh.

A highlight of the celebration at Hermann Park was a flute recital by Varad Gaikwad (above photo). Eulogies to Dr. PG were presented by both his sons and a large numbers of friends and well wishers.

Dr. PG completed his residency in cardiothoracic surgery at Government Stanley Hospital in Chennai and held a series of professorial and research appointments in India before immigrating to the US in 1973. He spent his career,
1981-2005, practicing at Southeast Memorial Hospital.

Dr. PG is well know for single handedly adding over 20,000 South Asians to the bone marrow registry, leading to over 30 lifesaving donations. — P. Kulkarni