1931 — 2021
Al Ayari was born in El Aroussa Tunisia on August 6, 1931 to Belgacem and Zina Ayari. He died peacefully at home on February 15, 2021. His death ended a very long and courageous battle with Leukemia. He was a police lieutenant in Tunisia and came to the United States on a ten-month exchange program to study American forensics. He vowed to return to the United States and he did just that in 1961. He moved to New York City and was hired as a security guard at the United Nations. It was at this time that he met Mickie, his cherished wife of 58 years, Over the years he moved up through the ranks while completing his Bachelor's degree and eventually retired as Assistant Chief of Security and...