Sanjiv-Handa-Obituary

Sanjiv Handa

Oakland, California

Age 55

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Sadly I just found out last night at our committee meeting in Oakland. What a sad loss. Sanjiv was one of a kind and you knew always had the interest of Oakland at heart - even if his path there was circuitous. His attendance at our meetings always made you sit a little taller, listen a little more closely, and speak a little more thoughtfully - knowing you were representing the interests of the community. I will miss him at our meetings and at Council & other sub-committee meetings....

I haven't seen Sanjiv since we were at Berkeley together, but it was impossible to forget him. He was a brilliant and charming man! My condolences to his family.

I was shocked and sad to hear of Sanjiv's death. Many times when Sanjiv spoke at a myrid of public meetings, especially Oakland City Council, he captured the attention of those of us who believed in public disclosure and debate. I have known Sanjiv for almost 20 years. Thus, I knew him more as a friend rather than the gadfly journalist. My good brother, I will really miss you.

Sanjiv Handa was one of a kind. Mr. Handa did more to advance open debate in Oakland than anyone else in recent memory. I am deeply saddened and shocked at his early passing. I offer my sincerest condolences to his family and friends. It is often said that only when a person is no longer with us do we fully realize how much they meant to us. I did not know Mr. Handa personally but did marvel and appreciate his extraordinary dedication to open government here in Oakland and I believe...

Sanjiv funeral at 40842 Fremont Blvd Fremont Saturday 10 AM Chapel of Angels

sanjiv, i didn't always agree with what you said, but your presense at commission meetings was always expected
and you did make a difference. i especially looked
forward to the really positive things you would
say about the great city of oakland that you called home
- that was really refleshing and hope-inspiring! you will truly
be missed. my thoughts are with your family during this difficult time.

I WILL MISS HIM VERY BADLY THIS IS SO SAD TO ME IWILL PRAY FOR HIS FAMILY TO BE STONG BECOUSE HE IS IN A BETTER PLACE NOW .HE LIVES WITH OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST SAVIOR HE HAS ANEW HOME NOW

I send my deepest sympathies and prayers to Sanjiv's family upon his untimely passing. He always had a kind and interesting word to share, and was a very giving soul. May his sweet soul rest in peace. I will miss seeing him at community public meetings.

Sanjiv was a wonderful person who always helped those less knowledgeable in "Boardroom etiquette" :-). I was always greeted with a big bear hug and a smooch on the cheek as his beard poked the side of my face like prickly needles. As I sit here with tears in my eyes, reflecting on the past 7 years that I have known Sanjiv, I can only say that I am going to miss him deeply. He had a great impact on my professional and personal life, always encouraging and helpful and sharing...

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Sanjiv Handa, 55, of Oakland was found dead in his home on Dec. 27, 2011

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