Dr Bharat Sarathi Kapoor passed away on September 9 in Birmingham, Alabama. Sarathi will be missed and lovingly remembered by his children, Shalini Kapoor (Craig Stephens) and Suhale Kapoor (Shivani), his and grandchildren, Adit, Anna and Jai, his former wife, Veena Kapoor, his brothers, Shashi, Gogi (Pinky) Malhotra and extended family, as well as his circle of lifelong friends and colleagues. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sarla and GD Malhotra. Born in Punjab, raised while in Delhi by Kamla and IS Vohra, Sarathi had a lifelong passion for learning which spanned across continents, professions, and decades. He received his MBBS from Maulana Azad Medical College, his MRCP in Pulmonology in London, and further specialization in Nephrology in Cincinnati. Later in life he studied law, receiving a JD in Birmingham. He was loved and respected by colleagues and patients at Brookwood Hospital in Birmingham where he devoted 43 years. Always the life of the party, he was fun-loving, witty and affectionate - the consummate Punjabi with his love of food and drink, yet down to earth and in later life, a very private person. He was an accomplished chef, always lovingly preparing extravagant meals for his family and friends. A man of many passions, Sarathi loved books, crossword puzzles, painting, traveling, collecting stamps and coins. He had a big heart, which ultimately failed him at Brookwood Hospital, where he was surrounded by his children and colleagues. The family would like to express our gratitude for your outpouring of kind words, thoughts, and prayers. We invite you to join us Wednesday, September 15 at 10:30am at Charter Funeral Home, Calera, Alabama, for the Memorial Service followed by a prayer meeting. Or on Zoom: https://zoom.us/my/suhale
(or Meeting ID 9810032270). In lieu of flowers, please donate to the charity of your choice
Published by The Birmingham News from Sep. 11 to Sep. 12, 2021.