Harmandeep Kaur, was brutally attacked and murdered while working as a security guard on the UBC Okanagan campus, succumbing to her injuries a day later. She was just 24-years-old. (Photo - GoFundMe page)
Following is the information posted by GoFundMe organizer Kuljit Pabla on the GoFundMe page:
On February 26th, 2022, our beloved daughter, sister, and friend, Harmandeep Kaur, was brutally attacked and murdered while working as a security guard on the UBC Okanagan campus, succumbing to her injuries a day later. She was just 24-years-old.
Harmandeep, originally from Kapurthla, Punjab, India, came to Canada in 2015 with the dream of furthering her education by attending university and eventually becoming a paramedic. Her path towards fulfilling this dream had not been easy as she first studied at Columbia College in Vancouver and simultaneously worked to pay for school. Eventually, she found her way to Kelowna in 2018.
Despite the challenges she faced as she tried to make her way in a new country away from her family back home in India, she always kept her positive attitude and determined spirit. And after years of struggle, she finally recently received her permanent residency in January of this year and was incredibly excited to have her parents come visit her this April.
Despite the distance, she was very close with her family - especially her mother. And everyone that loved her, and continues to love her, experienced the generous support she would give to those around her, always ready to do anything that made the lives of her loved ones safer and happier. She loved fashion and styling her own wardrobe, spending time with friends while exploring Kelowna, and was endlessly fun, motivating, and loving.
Since she was a child, Harmandeep was such a bright student and always excited to learn. She risked and lost her young life while patrolling the very grounds that she had hoped to one day walk as a student. There are no words to describe how much Harmandeep will be missed by her mother, father, and brother, as well as all of her extended family and friends.
At this point, we want justice for Harmandeep and her senseless, unprovoked, and devastating death. Her life was taken far too soon. The money raised will be essential in helping her family with travel and funeral costs as well as potential legal costs as we pursue justice for Harmandeep.
On behalf of all of Harmandeep’s family and friends, we can not thank you enough for any and all support you can offer.
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