Anastasios Christos (Ted) Soutzos, 39, an atorney with offices in Vienna and a fly fisherman who owned two fishing-supply businesses in Pennsylvania, died at Georgetown University Hospital on Wednesday following surgery for a liver ailment. He lived in Potomac.
Mr. Soutzos was born in New York City and grew up in North Plainfield, N.J. He attended Rutgers University and moved to Washington to attend American University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in government in 1964. He took his law degree at American in 1967.
He began his legal career as a lawyer with the firm of Mountfort, Furr & Mee in Falls Church. In 1970, he opened his own practice in Vienna. He was currently a partner in the firm of Soutzos & Pierson. He did much trial work.
Mr. Soutzos was the owner of the Yellow Breeches Fly Shop, a retail store in Boiling Springs, Pa., that specializes in fishing supplies, and of Letort Ltd., a mail-order fishing-supply business also located in Boiling Springs. He was a member of the Theodore Gordon Fly-fishers Club in New York and of Trout Unlimited and Ducks Unlimited. He had received awards from Trout Unlimited for his work in promoting fly fishing in Pennsylvania.
Survivors include his wife, Susan of Potomac, his mother, Nia Soutzos of Vienna, and a sister, Sylvia Zapantis of Fredericksburg, Va.
The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to the Gastroenterology Research Fund, c/o Dr. Irving B. Brick, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, 20007.