Awni Mamdani (1944-2016)
During this busy season we need to pause to remember people who have made positive contributions to our lives and who are no longer with us.
We are saddened to inform you of the recent passing of
Awni was an active member of many community groups including the Markham Arts Council where he held the position of Treasurer, Chair of the Governance Committee and Member of the Fundraising Gala Committee.
He was an accomplished photographer and held several positions at the Creative Photographers Markham Club including the position of Treasurer.
Awni shared his financial expertise, his extensive experience with non-profit organizations as well as his love of photography. He was an avid believer in education as a source of equity and supported the building of schools through the Sajjidiya Trust.
Awni will be remembered for how proud he was of his family, his generous spirit, his gentle strength and his sense of humour.
We send our heartfelt condolences to his family and to everyone who knew him. Awni will be missed.
–Jane Milrose, Chair
On behalf of the Board Members of the Markham Arts Council