Also known as Rich V.R. Rich V.R. was born in January, 1969 in Salem, India and passed away on July 15th, 2009. He is survived by his parents Vashdev and Hema, brother Vikram, wife Bhavna Rohera and two beautiful loving children Akash and Risha Rohera. Rich came to the US in 1990 to pursue his graduate studies in Business Administration at USC. He was passionate about architecture and construction which led him to become a very successful real estate developer in the South Bay. Anyone who knew Rich, knew that family was his greatest priority. He started playing golf to spend more quality time with his son Akash. He cherished taking his daughter, Risha, with whom he shared his birthday, to the annual father/daughter dances. Last weekend, Rich, Bhavna and Risha were very excited when he flew them to the Camarillo outlets to shop. He was looking forward to flying Akash to the Torrey Pines Golf camp this weekend. Rich was an indulgent son, father and husband who loved to travel the world with his family. He had a great sense of humor, quick wit, a warm heart and a personality that was larger than life. He was always the life of every party and loved making his favorite south Indian dish, Dosas. Rich will be greatly missed by all who had an opportunity to meet and know him. Rich was indulging in one of his greatest passions - flying - when he was met with his untimely death. His legacy will live on through his children. A memorial service will be held on July 22nd at Rice Chapel in Torrance from 9:30am to 11:00am. Reception will follow from 11:00am to 1:00pm.

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  1. We will miss Rich very much. Whenever we saw him he was always smiling and his smile was infectious!! Our love, thoughts and prayers are with Bhavna, Akash, Risha, and his entire extended family.

  2. To the Roheras – It seems surreal that Rich will no longer be around… On the few occasions that we have been with him….he has always been so full of joy and life. He will be terribly missed…our prayers are with you.

  3. Bhavana It was too shocking to hear the tragic news from Dana. We are totally dumbstruck and our heartfelt condolences to you ,Akash and richa. May the Lord be with you and guide you through this time of grief and sorrow. We hope to see you soon.

  4. Our heartfelt condolences to you and your children. We never had the opportunity to meet Rich but I can only imagine the grief that you guys must be going through right now at losing him so suddenly and tragically. Hang in there.

  5. Pothi Padh Padh Kar Jag Mua, Pandit Bhayo Na Koye Dhai Aakhar Prem Ke, Jo Padhe so Pandit Hoye I think this is true for Rajesh. He understood the power of love. He always came across people as a very loving person. Just by his love he won people over hence he will be missed by all of us. Hope Bhavna and his family receive the strength from God himself to go thru life in the same loving way as Rajesh lived. From Abhichandani Gope, Anita, Ken, Harry & Bhavica

  6. Dear Roma, Akash and Risha My deepest and sincere condolences to you all. May you all be blessed with courage to bear this loss Alokha Mendens Bangalore

  7. Dear Roma, Although I never got to know Rich personally, I could feel the life that was within him via the family pictures that you shared with me. May god give you all the strength to get through this and cherish the lovely memories that you carved with him.

  8. To the Entire Vashdev Family, Our deepest condolences go out to your family at this tragic time. I was blessed to not only have known Rich through Re-Max but also had the pleasure to work with him as well. I always felt that he was one of the kindest men that I had ever met and who was always willing to lend a hand when asked. He will be missed by all who knew him. Carla Saliba & the Saliba Family

  9. Calvin, Evan and I are so sorry for your loss. Rajesh was such a fine and kind man. We will miss him.

  10. Dear Rich We can’t believe that you are not with us physically. We had a wonderful time with you. We will miss your smiling face, your enthusiasm for life and your caring for everyone around you. You will be us in our hearts and in our memories. Hope you are spreading the joy wherever you are right now. You loved flying and now you have flown away from us.We will miss you buddy!! Lots of Love Gurpreet and Ravneet

  11. Roma I was really moved by the funeral service.My heart goes out to you and your family.I might not know much about your Husband Rajesh but from what I heard and saw he a a wonderful person .I am sure he is still there with each one of you guiding you & your children in all your day to day work.You have been a brave lady and beautifully taken the pain and grief with great courage and stood as a pillar of strength to all your near and dear ones.

  12. To The Vashdev Family, Although we never met your beloved Rajesh and family, we have heard many stories of wonderful times and know what an amazing person he was from our friends Dolly and Manoj. Our hearts go out to all of you during this most difficult time and offer you our deepest condolences and prayers. May your memories bring you some peace and may love always keep him close in your hearts. Thoughts and Prayers always, Joe and Elaine.

  13. Dearest Roma, Akash and Risha, my heartfelt condolences to all of you. Rajesh will always, always live in our hearts as the most funloving, wonderful and warm person that he was. We will always be there for you. Lots of Love–Sapna and Sunil.

  14. Dear Roheras, I am so incredibly sorry for your loss. I wish you the best of luck and happy lives, knowing that your husband and father will be with you every step of the way. Even though he will not be there to join you physically, I’m sure that he’ll go through his way to help all of you in your problems and dilemmas. I have never met Rajesh, but am a close friend with his daughter and I hope that if you ever need company for when you are feeling down, you will look to me, because you can guarantee that I will be there for you.

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