Our dear brother Sheikh Awad Garguri, Imam of Salman Al Farsi Islamic Center of Corvallis, has returned to Allah (SWT) today at 1 a.m. "Inna lilahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un" - Verily we belong to Allah and truly to Him shall we return.
Sheikh Awad, Microbiology Researcher, is married with four children. He was born to a well educated influential Libyan family and moved to the USA in the late 1970s. Sheikh Awad finished his Graduate studies at School of Microbiology at Oregon State University.
Sheikh Awad was a positive unifying force as well as a key factor in establishing the Salman Al Farsi Islamic Center and the Islamic Cemetary of Oregon. He was an active member of the Tablighi Jamaat and a well respected scholar. He was kind to his neighbors and was a father, friend and mentor to many international students.
Sheikh Awad, your loving face and positive attitude will be surely missed. Please make duaa (supplications) for our dear brother Sheikh Awad Garguri and his family. May Allah bless you and give you the highest ranking in Jannah, ameen.
Janazah Prayers today at Salman Al Farsi Islamic Center of Corvallis and burial will be at the Islamic Cemetary of Oregon at 1:30 pm.
Fore more information, please contact Dr. Mohammad Siala President of Salman Al Fari Islamic Center of Corvallis, 541.758.0329.
"O Allah, forgive our living and our deceased, our present and absent, our young and old, our men and women. 0 Allah, whomever You give life to, let him live on Islam and whomever You give death to, let him die on Imán." (Tirmidhi).