January 1, 1953-July 8, 2012 After a long battle with cancer, loving mother, wife, sister and new grandmother, Simmi Randhawa, passed away on July 8, 2012 in Vancouver, BC. She was 59 years old. Simmi was born Simran Kaur Kang on January 1, 1953 in Kang Klan Village, Punjab, India. She graduated from HRMM Women's College in Jalandhar, graduating with a BA in Art and Political Science. After moving to Wendsfield, Wolverhampton, England, she married the love of her life, Bawa Singh Randhawa on July 26, 1975. She was the first member of the Kang clan to settle abroad in Canada with Bawa, raising the family in Abbotsford and Vancouver, BC. She is survived by her husband, Bawa, her daughters, Kavita Goldie (Deep), Beccie Puneet, Nikkie, her son Luvdeep, and her grandson Sajan. She is deeply missed by her four brothers, Ajit, Sarwan, Major, Parmjit, and her two sisters, Jito and Surinder. Her vivacity, zeal, passion, and love for life, and her unwavering dedication to her loved ones were already considered legendary during her lifespan. Her moniker for life was, "eternal celebration and joy." In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation at www.cholangiocarcinoma.org. Funeral to be held on Thursday July 19, 2012 at Riverside Funeral Home in Delta at 11am.
Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on July 14, 2012