“ It is with dismay that I hear that Ali has passed away.
Ali, a wonderfully knowledgeable, genuine and caring colleague forever missed.
At this terribly sad time, my thoughts go first and foremost to your family and loved ones.
Thank you for the boundless wisdom and warmth you shared!
You did so much good. You were a fine human being in its truest meaning. You were such a good person!
Thank you for a unique, tremendously treasured and solid friendship.
Always in memory, you live on. ”