The life of Rodolphe Zarka ended peacefully on October 5, 2009. He was born in Sfax, Tunisia to Berthe and Jacques Zarka on December 9, 1932. Rodolphe is survived by his children Roman Zarka and Jessica Zarka, his brother Sylvain Zarka of Paris France, close cousins Gaetan Boublil and Michele Haddad, as well as extended family in France.