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Pause Days Gone By by Bruce H. Zimmerman (ASCAP)
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My hope and prayer is that James' family will somehow, someway find peace and comfort during this very difficult time. RIP my cousin and dear friend.

Posted by: Jean Clabeaux - Grand Island, NY   Feb 11, 2016

To the Mezhir, Calvano, and Nanula families, My deepest and sincerest condolences of your loss in the passing of James, Jamie, and Dr James J Mezhir. Having known Dr. Mezhir since his birth I have witnessed the maturation of a truly American treasure. At each stage of his development Dr. Mezhir displayed those traits and charactristics which marked him as someone who not only was made of the "right stuff" but knew how to use it!
My entire family joins me in expressions of sorrow and loss!

Posted by: Joseph Orsini - Niagara Falls, NY   Feb 10, 2016

Dearest Priya:

May God hold you and your daughters close by during this time. I pray that all can hold tight to the memories of James as husband, father, son, physician and friend. Peace be with you always! Larry (Westfall)

Posted by: Larry Westfall - EDWARDSBURG, MI - Friend   Feb 10, 2016

Dear Priya and family,

I want to extend my deepest sympathies to you. While I only met Dr. Mezhir a couple of times, I want you to know how important he was to me. He performed my dad's Whipple and, thanks to him, my dad is still alive today. I know many of the people here have been touched by his desire to help others and, thanks to him, many people are survivors because of him. My family owes so much

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Posted by: Melissa - Waterloo, IA - Acquaintance   Feb 09, 2016

To: Jim Mezhir- From Sam Leone. Jim, I am so sorry read about loss of your son. I share in your grief and pain. I see he has a brilliant young man with any accomplishments. It seems a sin that God would take a man of his talent. But they tell me there's a reason for everything. I have a difficult time understanding the reason why the good Lord takes young men with so much offer our problem communities. God bless you and your family in this most difficult time

Posted by: Sam Leone - Buffalo, NY   Feb 09, 2016

My condolences to the Mezhir family. I remember Jim as a young man on Carlton 3 in the late 1980's. I worked with him when he was a resident at the same hospital several years ago. It was an honor to be part of his care on Carlton 3, so many years ago. God bless you all.

Posted by: Kathy    Feb 09, 2016

Dear Priya and family of Dr. Mezhir,

I was a patient of James for more than 3-1/2 years. The first appointment I had with him I came to know how deeply he cared for his patients. Waiting for him to enter the exam room we knew we could always count on him bringing some extra items, some of those his patients and their relatives could always use, comfort, understanding, hope and friendship. We were ever so happy to share with Dr.

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Posted by: Michael and Carol Alber - North Liberty, IA - Friend   Feb 09, 2016

I send my sincere condolences during this very difficult time. May you all find comfort from the words found at 1 Thessalonians 4:14.

Posted by: A friend   Feb 09, 2016

James was my surgery resident when I was a medical student, and he is one of only two residents I remember from my training. He always took time to teach and mentor medical students-- even when it might have been a hardship or nuisance. I hope his daughters can call upon these accounts in the future to remember what an extraordinary man their father was, and I will keep his family in my prayers.

Posted by: Stephanie Leeds - Old Greenwich, CT   Feb 09, 2016

I send my sincere condolences during this very difficult time. May you all find comfort from the words found at 1 Thessalonians 4:14.

Posted by: A friend   Feb 09, 2016