Renowned educationist Shirish M Joshi left for his heavenly abode on Monday at 3.30 pm after a
brief illness. He was 77. Joshi leaves behind his only daughter Dr Anuranjani Sardesai, son-inlaw, a brother, sister, a host of relatives, friends, well wishers, and thousands of students to mourn his loss.
The funeral procession will start from his residence Bhasker Apartment, near Paranjape School, Bajaj
Nagar, on Tuesday at 5 pm.
The last rites will be performed at Ambazari ghat. Shirish Joshi was Founder Director and Secretary of J K
Education Society; Director of Modern School, Civil Lines; Founder Director of Sevasadan Saksham
School; and VicePresident of Ira International School Trust.
A disciplinarian and benevolent personality, he was fondly called ‘Joshi Sir’. He contributed to the field of education for more than five decades in various capacities and left his indelible mark.