Prof Lungile Pepeta dead: Prof Lungile Pepeta cause of death – obituary – tributes
- Date of death : August 7, 2020.
- Age: year old
- Cause of death: covid-19 complications
How did Prof Lungile Pepeta die?
Chair of the Council for Medical Schemes Prof Lungile Pepeta has died from Covid-19.
A statement released by the council on Saturday described Pepeta as a passionate and committed leader who embodied a spirit of service.
“[He was one] who poured his life into the service of others through his chosen profession.”
“A health worker par excellence, Prof Pepeta specialised in paediatric cardiology, introducing a non-invasive surgery to correct heart defects in children.
“At the time of his passing he was serving as the executive dean: faculty of health sciences at Nelson Mandela University in Port Elizabeth. He lived to see his greatest goal in recent years, which was the establishment of the Medical School at Nelson Mandela University, come to fruition,” the statement read.
Prof Lungile Pepeta Gips obituary, funeral arrangement, any GoFundMe page
The family are yet to make public the obituary and funeral arrangements. We are unable to confirm if a GoFundMe was created by the family/friends of the deceased at the time of this publication.
This post will be updated with more information as they are made available and public.
Prof Lungile Pepeta tributes
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