Aziz Dhalla: Caring community leader and dedicated businessman being remembered

Source: Inside Ottawa Valley by Tara Gesner

Aziz Dhalla: Caring community leader and dedicated businessman being remembered
Aziz Dhalla, retired pharmacist and Carleton Place, Stittsville and Richmond IDA co-owner, passed away on Nov. 20 after a long illness. A book of condolences was put out for customers to sign. It sits on the counter at the Carleton Place pharmacy. – Tara Gesner/Metroland

Aziz Dhalla, retired pharmacist and Carleton Place, Stittsville and Richmond IDA co-owner, passed away on Nov. 20 after a long illness. A book of condolences was put out for customers to sign. It sits on the counter at the Carleton Place pharmacy.

Esmail Merani sat down with the Canadian Gazette on Dec. 5 to remember his best friend and business partner Aziz Dhalla who passed away on Nov. 30 after a long illness.

“It is surreal almost, but we knew it was coming,” Merani said. “We were ready for it, but it was still hard.”

Dhalla, 69, is survived by wife Fatima, an Ottawa doctor, and three adult children: Nadya, Aisha and Rahim. A large extended family as well as many friends and colleagues will miss him.

Read more – Dated: Dec 12, 2016

 

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  1. Our Deepest condolences to the family. Aziz used to live with us in Kampala as a student Boarder while attending
    Makerere University.
    Malek & Altaff Jessa & Rossbina from Calgary pray for his eternal peace.

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