Gopal Rao

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Economist ~ Executive ~ Community Philanthropist

Athlete ~ Tennis Pro ~ Inspirational Role Model

World Traveler ~ Author ~ Chef de Cuisine

Ocean & Beach Connoisseur

Gopal lived life to its fullest & his achievements defy a single lifetime. Yet for all his accolades, the most meaningful monikers were always

Husband ~ Father ~ Grandfather ~ Brother ~ Friend

He gave his family the greatest gift he could - himself - and the adventures shared, the tales told and the memories created will continue to live on in those he loved and those who loved him unequivocally in return.


To ensure your generosity and support are acknowledged - and to help protect you from future solicitations - Gopal’s family has requested that memorial contributions be made through IN MEMORY OF to the following



Rotary Club of Denville

Morris Knolls Interact Club

Rotary brings together a global network of volunteer leaders who dedicate their time and talent to tackle the world’s most pressing humanitarian challenges. Their work impacts lives at both the local and international levels by connecting its 1.2 million members from more than 200 countries around the world.

The Interact Club at Morris Knolls High School is a student organization that serves as an introduction to community service initiatives. Working with mentors at the school and current Rotary Club members, the organization helps to address local issues as its members learn how to become leaders within their communities.

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St. Jude Children's Hospital

The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of its founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family's ability to pay.

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