Onkarbir Singh Toor
Raised so far
Onkarbir Singh Toor, 34, son of Dr. Dalvinder Singh Toor and Dr. Parminder Toor, and brother of Dr. Harshbir Toor, passed away on November 16, 2016.
Onkarbir was born in India on January 12, 1982. He was raised by his grandparents, Sohan Singh Toor and Surjit Kaur Toor, in the village of Wajuha Khurd, Punjab. He attended Apeejay School, Jalandhar. Onkarbir loved UBC, and used to visit the campus even on off days. He aspired to teach at UBC.
Onkarbir graduated from UBC in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science. In his memory, we invite members of the community to support the Punjabi Studies program by giving to the Onkarbir Singh Toor Memorial Punjabi Studies Enhancement Fund.
The impact of your support
One of the highlights of Onkarbir’s time at UBC was taking the Punjabi Oral History program. In his memory, the Onkarbir Singh Toor Memorial Punjabi Studies Enhancement Fund has been established by his family.
Your gift will help provide opportunities and support for undergraduate and graduate students in the Punjabi Studies program through community outreach activities, curriculum enhancements, and assistance with pursuing other learning experiences.