Dr Gurmeet Singh (Gary) Randhawa

Issue: BCMJ, vol. 50, No. 2, March 2008, Page 68 Obituaries


Dr Gurmeet Singh “Gary” Randhawa, past member of the BCMA Board of Directors and president of the Kelowna Medical Society, died 24 January 2008, in New Delhi, India, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 54. 

Dr Randhawa was a pathologist in Kelowna and a leader in the medical community, always advocating for patient care and his colleagues. He stood by his principles, at times even to his personal detriment. He was actively involved in the BC Medical Association, serving on the Board of Directors for 6 years and on the Executive Committee for 3 years, and work­ed on several committees relating to laboratory medicine. He led the Ke­lowna Medical Society with energy and enthusiasm and was well known for the health fairs he established.  

Dr Randhawa was also a philanthropist who dedicated his life to im­proving his community, including building a Sikh temple in Kelowna. He touched the life of everyone he met; his positive outlook on life and his high-spirited manner will be greatly missed by all. 

He is survived by his wife, Sujata; son, Jason; and daughter, Jasmin. 

The BCMA is establishing a perpetual memorial fund in his memory. Donations to the fund may be made to the BC Medical Foundation in memory of Dr Randhawa and sent to the BCMA offices. 

—Brian Brodie, MD

Brian Brodie, MD. Dr Gurmeet Singh (Gary) Randhawa. BCMJ, Vol. 50, No. 2, March, 2008, Page(s) 68 - Obituaries.

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