Dear District 51 Toastmasters,
It is with deep sadness to inform you that Past Division N Governor 2000-2001 Tuan Haji Ahmad Bazari, DTM passed away yesterday. He was Division N Governor during Past District Governor Christopher Teo's term as District Governor.
Tuan Hj Ahmad Bazari was a successful lawyer, father and grandfather. He has contributed a lot to District 51 and had touched those members whom he knew. There was never a dull moment when he was around with his positive outlook, cheerful dispostion and witty jokes.
His funeral is in Jalan Mengkuang, Mak Mandin area, Butterworth today after Azar prayers at 4.30 pm.
Attached is a photograph of him taken together with Past Division Governor Margaret Chan, DTM 1999-2000 (sitting 2nd from the left) and Butterworth Toastmasters.
Tuan Haji Ahmad Bazari was standing 3rd from the left and his wife is Bashira (Past President of Butterworth Toastmasters (sitting 5th from the left).
We have lost a great leader, a good communicator and a beloved friend. There are so many good words about him - I am forwarding to share with you.
District 51 would like to offer our deepest condolences to Puan Bashira and Tuan Hj Ahmad Bazari's family, Butterworth Toastmasters, Division N members.
To our dear Tuan Hj Ahmad Bazari, rest well. You have done well.
Rosalind Chan, DTM
District 51 Public Relations Officer 2009-2010
Ritchie's footnote - Our deepest condolences to His family. He was described as a great man by D51 Governor 2006/2007 Sivanganam whom also shared that he had sponsored & revived Kulim TMC, served as D51 convention chair, speech contests winner and a passionate Toastmaster.