Michael S. Zak, beloved husband of Luz Zak, died on December 15, 2013 at Virginia Hospital Center, in Arlington. He spent his life serving as a USAID Foreign Service Officer, first in Nigeria, Africa, then in Northern Latin American countries, such as Panama and Santo Domingo. Next he served in Ghana and Burkina Faso. Lastly, he was assigned to work on the seven confederate states of Serbia, Croatia, Macedonia, Ljubljana, and Montenegro during the Bosnian War.
Michael was humble, dedicated to his work, but most importantly he was a great husband. He is survived by his wife, and sister, Varda Negnewitzky.