Nicholas Hadzekyriakides, born 11/6/1933 passed away peacefully on 1/4/2019 surrounded by his family. He was retired from Polaroid Corp and was Director of Applied Photosystems Research, and worked with Dr. Land in the back lab on the development of the SX70 film, a job he loved and enjoyed. He leaves his loving family including his wife of 60 years, Miryam; daughter Diana Strempel and husband, Robert, grandsons Alexander, Zachary and Kristopher; daughter Lisa Lancellotta and husband Al, granddaughters Christina and Rachel. Family meant a lot to him including his nephew Stelios and wife Ana from Salonika, Greece, and all his other nieces and nephews were cherished by him. He wished no services be held, but a celebration of life in Spring. Learning is the future of mankind was his belief. Therefore, donations can be made in his honor to the Richard Salter Storrs Library, 693 Longmeadow St., Longmeadow, MA 01106. For online condolences please visit www.forastiere.com.