Hakan “John” Buyukcan, 43, of Gaithersburg, died June 17, 2012, in Rockville of pancreatic cancer.
Born Jan. 31, 1969, in Adana, Turkey, to mother Gulten Buyukcan and the late Ibrahim Buyukcan, he is survived by Sharon Buyukcan, his wife of 11 years.
He owned Greek Aroma Restaurant in Frederick. He formerly worked for Long & Foster Realtors and Montgomery County Public Schools.
He is survived by his sisters, Sabir Yildirim and Nuray Gurisik of Adana, Turkey; and three nieces.
A service took place in Adana, Turkey.