USAB Mourns the loss of Renu Dewan

April 28, 2014, 4:06 p.m. (ET)

DEWAN, Amrit Lal age 88 of Vandalia, OH, one of India's greatest badminton players and a national sports hero, passed away on Thursday, April 17, 2014. Amrit was born on December 9, 1925 in Lahore, India. He was the son of the late Tikanlal and Sevibai Madan.

Mr. Dewan is survived by his wife, Dr. Gopi Dewan; 3 children, Madhusudan (Rachna) Dewan, Naakesh (Devaki) Dewan and Renuka (Andrea' Manni); 6 grandchildren, Anita, Anil, Ashwin, Nicola, Shyam and Kristof; many other loving family members and friends. A funeral service was held at 6.00pm on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at the Baker-Hazel & Snider Funeral Home & Crematory, Dayton, Ohio.