Arvind K Patel (A.K.) passed peacefully on December 16th, 2020, with his daughter Alvina and granddaughter Shayla holding his hands and saying final good bye.
A.K.was born in Umreth, Gujarat on July 5, 1934. He schooled in Mumbai and obtained his degree in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering from Sardar Patel University, Vidhyanagar, Gujarat in mid 50’s. He got married in 1958 to Sunanda and they migrated to the USA in 60’s with son Rohan and daughter Alvina.
A.K. was very actively involved with Gujarati Samaj of Detroit as President and founding member. He was also involved with the Bharatiya temple, Troy. and many other organizations. He was an excellent organizer with his ability to have people work together.
His vision to have a strong family and his guidance to achieve it was remarkable. He was funny, jovial, and firm when necessary, but above all most caring to everyone. He loved his friends and family dearly and they all had a lot of respect for him. He was easy to approach, to converse, to discuss any subject.
The family and friends will miss him dearly.
Funeral services will be private.