Giovanni was one of the earliest Western authors and teachers of Chinese medicine. Exposure to his first articles on the Extraordinary Meridians began his association with Pacific Symposium, where he taught for the first time in 1990. A lasting relationship ensued and over more than two decades Giovanni spoke on many subjects at the symposium and at our PCOM campuses. He approached each one with the seriousness and depth of a master scholar. Pacific College was also blessed by Giovanni’s teaching in its post-graduate DAOM where he shared, not only his knowledge, but his grace and friendship with Pacific students. Years ago, Giovanni shared that he was a tango dancer. The image of this impeccable scholar doing the tango is one that we hope remains as a testament to his joyful spirit, alongside his intellectual contributions to the profession of Chinese medicine.