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Rakesh S. Engineer

Obituary for Rakesh S. Engineer

February 7, 1970 - May 10, 2019
| Age 49

Loving Son, Husband, Father and Brother


Rakesh S. Engineer, 49, loving husband of Nivi (née Sharan); devoted father of three; son of Shirish and Harsha; brother of Ashish and Manish; and a beloved friend to many, passed away peacefully in his sleep on May 10, 2019. Professionally, he was an accomplished emergency room physician at the Cleveland Clinic caring for patients for the past 18 years. In addition, Rakesh conducted research and organized conferences to continue to advance the practice of medicine. Rakesh received his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Medicine Degrees from The Ohio State University, completed post-graduate training at Washington University in St. Louis and Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and was a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Medicine.

Outside of work, Rakesh loved his family and friends and was active in the community. He had a diverse set of interests including biking, gardening, home improvement projects, watching sports, music, traveling, and cooking. Rakesh served as a coach for his sons' sports teams and a Trustee on the Board of Ruffing Montessori School in Cleveland Heights. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with the people he loved. He will be missed deeply.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Ruffing Montessori School, 3380 Fairmount Blvd. Cleveland Heights, OH 44118. Friends may call BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 7501 Ridge Rd., Parma, OH 44129 on Sunday, May 12, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm with religious ceremony from 1:00pm-1:30pm. 440-842-7800.

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