Athwal family’s story
Harbhajan Singh Athwal’s children admire their father’s commitment to his friends, family, and his faith. But when the 65-year-old family patriarch passed away from COVID-19 in March 2021, the number of stories others shared of his generosity and kindness surprised even his family. And amid the intense grief, the family knew they wanted to give back to honour his memory and thank the healthcare team at Royal Columbian Hospital.
Peter Rogal’s Story
Halloween is always a huge affair in the Rogal household. Peter and his family carve over a hundred pumpkins that are put on display each year outside their Tsawwassen home. But unbeknownst to the Rogals, October 31, 2013, would end up being part of much darker episode that brought Peter to the brink of death and back again.