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    Sep 27, 2020, 4:00 PM US/Eastern

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Rhea Sharma

Rishi Sharma

August 01, 1992 - September 20, 2020

We created an online memorial to celebrate the life of Rishi Sharma. Collecting your stories, memories, and photos here will offer us great comfort during this time. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial and celebrating Rishi's life with us.

OBITUARY
Rishi Sharma was an adventurous and fun-loving individual, always ready to strike up a conversation and befriend a stranger. He had a knack of finding out what people were passionate about and providing insight into it. He had an...  see more
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  • Eva Desai
  • Sunit Shah
    So many of my memories of Rishi were from my conversations with his dad over the years, though Radhi and I do have fond memories when Rishi and family visited us in Dallas. Through these years and often virtual interactions I could see how Rishi...  more
  • sohamdezai10
    As one of my favorite cousins, Rishi always held a special place in my heart. He was always someone I looked up to being so tall, strong, funny, courageous and overall be able to be friends with everyone. I loved how Rishi lived life to the fullest and I...  more
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    • sohamdezai10
      Rhea Sharma So much love for you Soham! As angry as I seemed about you copying everything Rishi did when we were kids, it was just because I was extremely jealous. Except maybe about the naked part hahaha. Both these pictures make me so, so happy, brother - thank...  more
      • October 6, 2020
  • Shivam Desai
    Rishi, you are an absolute legend. I’m incredibly grateful that we became closer over the last 5 years and we were able to share great memories with great people together. From tailgating in Ann Arbor, to hanging out in SF and Palo Alto, to celebrating...  more
  • Eva Desai
  • Pratiba Desai
    For Rishi

    We cannot forget your contagious smile.
    Your unassuming, but ever present charm.
    Your love of adventure and discovery.
    Your light will not dull but will continue to shine even brighter.

    Praying for Vandana, Raj, Rhea Fui, Tina, Nitinbhai,...  more
  • Kelsey Barger
    My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Rishi.

    Rishi, thank you for being a true light in everyone’s life. We had really great times with all of our friends and I always have known you’re an amazing person who I am so grateful to have...  more
  • SONIA RANA
    Dearest Vandana, Raj and Rhea, we are absolutely heartbroken over this terrible loss I wish I had words to lighten your agony but sometimes words are just not enough, please accept our condolences, you are in our thoughts and prayers. sonia and jay
  • Atul Suri
    Words cannot do justice to the profound loss you have suffered.We are all feeling the pain. We just want to comfort you in any way possible.Praying for all of you every minute. Your family is an example of ideals, character and love that we all look up...  more
  • Sharmila Hardi
    Dear Aunty, Raj, Vandana and Rhea
    Words cannot capture the grief we feel on hearing the sad news. Our sincere hope is that the wonderful memories that you have built together as a family provide you solace at this difficult time.

    Sanjiv, Sharmila and Shivani
  • Nick Kent
    Rishi was more than a best friend. Rishi was someone I would talk to on a daily basis. We would chat about sports and soccer, we traveled together with our other friends, we celebrated our birthdays together (our birthdays were 4 days apart), we would...  more
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    • Nick Kent
      Rhea Sharma Thank you for sharing the memories and this picture Nick! It's truly appreciated by our family to hear from those who loved Rishi.
      • October 1, 2020
  • Sandeep Goel
    Dear Raj, Vandana, Rhea and revered Aunty

    Heartbroken and sad is how we feel today!. Sages always tell you that life is not fair...not equal in how it treats people. Well for us it just got a whole lot unfair this week. Handsome and dashing Rishi being...  more
  • Vikram Chauhan
    Dear Raj, Vandana, Rhea on behalf of your extended MSU Family please accept our deepest condolences to you and family in this time of grief.

    Rishi was such a beautiful presence in this world it seems to me he lived his life like a candle in the wind....  more
  • Manisha Maniyar
    Dear Aunty, Vandana, Raj and Rhea,

    Words cannot describe the shock from this untimely tragedy. I had the pleasure of watching him grow from a toddler into the wonderful young man that he had become. His sense of adventure, his love for travel, his love...  more
  • Sirish Bajpai
    Words fail me. Shocked, heartbroken and devastated. I can never forget Rishi's welcoming smile on numerous occasions when the Sharma family welcomed me in their house. Raj, Vandana, Rhea..can only wish all the strength you need. Rishi will continue to...  more
  • Raj Sharma
  • Parul Rawal
    Dear Raj, Vandna, Shakuntalaben ( Mummy ) and Rhea, We are deeply shocked and feeling so helpless that we can't think of anything to give you some comfort. We do remember Rishi when he was a kid and last we met him at my daughter Anuradha's wedding in...  more
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    • Parul Rawal
      Rhea Sharma Thank you Parul Aunty for your kind memories, thoughts, condolences, and prayers. We sincerely appreciate it and smiled at the memories you shared of more recent visits and past ones.
      • September 27, 2020
  • Nathan Hyacinthe
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  • Nisel Desai
    I don’t know where to start as we process the implications of Rishi’s untimely departure. Most days start with a reminder that Rishi lived in the moment for every moment. Strangely, even though I would never tell him to his face, I find the most...  more
  • Raj Sharma
    Raj Sharma added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Rishi Sharma:
  • Raj Sharma
    Raj Sharma added 4 photo(s) to the memorial Rishi Sharma:
  • Raj Sharma
    Raj Sharma added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Rishi Sharma:
  • Nathan Hyacinthe
    What a special person. Rishi had an incredible ability to make those around him feel at comfort. He always treated my brothers and I like family and would spread his beaming confidence, breaking us out of our timid shells, with ease. His sense of humor...  more
  • Raj Sharma
  • Tina Desai
    Thanksgiving in Fayetteville, 2015 ♥️
  • Tina Desai
    Rishi you have visited 60 countries in this 28yrs. of life! I don’t think I know anyone who has traveled this many countries! You are a wonderful, lovable and such a kind hearted person. I am going to miss all the times we came to D.C. and eating with...  more
  • Mallika Desai
    I have no words of comfort in my heart for Raj, Vandana, Rhea, Shakuntala Masi and the immediate family. I hope you all feel surrounded by much love and may God bestow the strength you all will need in the times ahead. Love, Mallika
  • Koumal Culver Day
    I have no words of comfort to provide, I wish I had actions that could take the pain away. Thinking of you all, our hearts our with you and broken with yours.
    Mostly I remember Rishi as a young boy, but my favorite was at his graduation party. He was...  more
  • Nitin and Tina Desai
    RIshi will be missed forever in our lives, may his soul continue a peaceful journey. This life he spent with us will be cherished.
  • Gini Desai
    Words can't describe how we feel without you❤️ Truly fond memories ❤️
  • Kartik Rai
  • Kartik Rai
  • Eva Desai
  • Eva Desai
    Rishi was unique and special in his own ways. He also made friends wherever he went - he was the most gregarious person I’ve had the pleasure to know. He was creative, witty, hilarious, and had a heart of gold. He didn’t like to see others in pain....  more
  • Raj Sharma
    Raj Sharma added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Rishi Sharma:
  • Raj Sharma
    Raj Sharma added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Rishi Sharma:
  • Archana Naik
    Oh my gosh. Rishi’s main photo reminds me of Raj as a young man so alike. Words cannot express the sorrow of yours and our loss for Rishi As the song goes Gone too soon. May his love for you and memories comfort you. Prayers and hugs to give...  more
  • Aseem Rai
    I’ve got so many memories with Rishi. So many I am going to cherish forever. So many I wish i could reminisce with you. All I can say is I’m truly blessed to have had you as a cousin and big brother in my life. You will be missed dearly. I still...  more
  • Sonal Naik
    My earliest and fondest memories of Rishi were as a cute and happy young boy of about five years of age with big dark bright eyes. He had come to spend time with his grandparents’ in Brooklyn where I too was staying at that time. During the weekend he...  more
  • Charles & Sheetal Werneke
    I knew Rishi to be a bright, inquisitive young man. I remember fondly his graduation celebration, and got a chuckle out of him rapping Vanilla Ice in a helium-induced, high voice from one of his party balloons. I remember him at my sister's wedding to...  more
  • Raj Sharma
    Raj Sharma added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Rishi Sharma:
  • Raj Sharma
    Raj Sharma added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Rishi Sharma:
  • Alpa Mont
    To my dear cousins Raj and Vandana, Rhea, Shakuntala Fui, Tina and her family: Albert and I are heartbroken for you. Please know that we grieve with you and for you and know that are praying fervently for you all. Our deepest condolences on your unimaginable loss.
  • Rhea Sharma
    Rhea Sharma added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Rishi Sharma:
    Another photo at the W - Rishi's happy place!
  • Rhea Sharma
    Rhea Sharma added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Rishi Sharma:
    At the in Tulum, Mexico.
  • Rhea Sharma
    Rhea Sharma added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Rishi Sharma:
    Trying on a Fez in Morocco.