Obituary of Douglas Girwani Bwamu
Dougie was a hard worker and as we all know, he never cast aside his love for music! He loved to DJ, rap and entertain during his free time. He worked as a Radio and Club DJ known to many as ‘DJ Dougie Doug’ or ‘Skratch Assassin’ on Delaware’s Kiss 101.7 and later became a mix show DJ at Power 101.7 in Georgetown, DE. He was also a producer and rap artist known as ‘Derrty Doug’.
He enjoyed spending time outdoors; at the lake with family and friends, enjoying some nyama choma (roasted meat) while listening to his favorite music. He loved watching football and was a loyal Seahawks Fan! Dougie had a magical way of always bringing people together and was very much loved by his family, long-standing friends and all who worked alongside him.
As a dedicated Frontline Healthcare Worker, Dougie fell ill on November 18th 2020 and was taken to Tacoma General Hospital by his wife where he was treated for pneumonia and discharged. The following evening unfortunately, his conditioned worsened and was rushed back to the hospital in critical state. He fought very hard for his life for 33days, receiving utmost medical care and treatment. Sadly, on the evening of December 21st 2020 Dougie succumbed to Covid 19 at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle where he had been transferred for specialized treatment.
Dougie is survived by his beloved wife Tabitha Maina, adorable sons Isaiah Kiptanui and Brandon Weiss, loving parents Joash and Mary Bwamu, and loving brothers Wilson, Brian and Elisha. His memories will forever be cherished by his extended family, cousins, aunts, uncles, numerous friends and colleagues.
His beautiful soul, loving heart and warm spirit will live on through his sons, family and lives of everyone he touched in love and kindness. He was truly one of the great ones and will be missed by many.
Rest well Dougie, sing with the angels until we meet again!
“Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand” (Isiah 41:10)
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