Pardeep S. Gundara ’66

Pardeep S. Gundara ’66 died on October 28, 2011, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

He was born on April 2, 1942, in Ngong, Kenya, and prepared for Bowdoin at Eastleigh Secondary School in Nairobi and Khalsa College in Bombay, India. He attended Bowdoin from 1962 to 1964 under a Bowdoin Plan scholarship and was a member of Alpha Delta Phi fraternity. He transferred to Nasson College, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in 1967. He went on to earn a master’s degree in Afro-American studies at Niagra University in 1973. He retired in 2011 after working 33 years for the Alberta Human Rights Commission, serving since 1993 as the Commission’s southern director. He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Gurdip Gundara; two daughters, Rohini Grewal and Amrita Gundara; one granddaughter; a brother, Jagdish Gundara ’62; and two sisters, Hardish Mangat and Jaswinder Gundara.

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