Dr. Ruth Pfau Passes away in Karachi, Pakistan - Movingtrend
Dawn - Thursday August 10, 2017
Dr. Ruth Pfau passes away in Karachi at the Marie Adelaide Leprosy Centre during the surgery at 12:30 am on Wednesday night. She had come to Pakistan in 1960 and served the patients of leprosy's disease across the country. She died at the age of 87.
Dr. Ruth had awarded by Pakistan's prestigious awards in 1979 the Hilal-e-Imtiaz and in 1989 was presented the Hilal-e-Pakistan.
Her last customs will be performed at St. Patrick's Church in Karachi's Saddar area on August 19, 2017. She served Pakistan for 57 years. She had done a social work selflessly and beyond any limits. She will remember as symbol of honour and pride for the Pakistan.
Image courtesy Dawn