Dr. Giám Quốc Đoàn, 78, of Jacksonville Beach, FL passed away peacefully March 10, 2020 at home. Born in Hải Yến, Hưng Yên, Việt Nam in 1942. He loved his community and temple, Buddhist Association of North Florida. Giám obtained his doctorate in veterinary medicine and was also known as “The Cat Doctor”. His love for animals was matched by his love for music, an art at which he practiced with the flute, harmonica and guitar. Giám was also skilled in the art of drawing and will be remembered well by his wife for his portrait drawing.
Giám is survived by his wife of 51 years, Thúy Như Đoàn; their daughter, Hải Yến (Scott) Mudra; sons, Công (Ann) Đoàn,Bình (Bích) Đoàn; sister Ân Đoàn; granddaughter, Milana Mudra; and grandson Vỹ Đoàn; Giám is predeceased by his loving parents Thực Nghị and Hội Thị Đoàn; as well as his sister Ân Đoàn.
The family will receive friends Saturday, March 14, in the chapel of Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will immediately follow at 12:00 p.m. in the chapel.
In lieu of flowers his family would be grateful for donations to the Buddhist Association of North FL, 2101 Pickettville Rd., Jacksonville, FL 32220.