June 12, 2024

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Geetika Guruprasad, 25, died within the early morning hours of Aug. 17 when a driver touring the improper path on Route 2 collided together with her automobile in Littleton.

A 25-year-old Somerville lady who died because of a head-on collision on Route 2 final week is being remembered for her hardworking drive, inventive expertise, and her dedication to her family and friends. 

Geetika Guruprasad. – Asian Indian Funeral Service

Geetika Guruprasad died within the early morning hours of Aug. 17 when a 22-year-old Leominster lady entered Route 2 eastbound touring within the improper path. Guruprasad was driving a Mazda within the space of the 114-mile marker in Littleton. The autos collided, and Guruprasad was rushed to  Emerson Hospital in Harmony the place she was pronounced useless, police mentioned. 

Guruprasad was generally known as an extremely clever younger lady who excelled in class rising up, in response to an internet obituary. She favored science and earned a chemical engineering diploma from the College of Texas in Austin in 2020 with an nearly good GPA.

She accepted a job at Bristol Myers Squibb, the place she specialised in cell remedy associated to most cancers therapies. She later labored as a producing execution techniques engineer, making use of her expertise to information science, techniques engineering, and extra. 

On high of being a devoted scholar, Guruprasad confirmed a ardour for artwork from a younger age, in response to the obituary. She experimented with drawing, crocheting, portray, and connecting with others via hand-drawn greeting playing cards or 3D-printed items. She loved educating others learn how to make artwork and inspired them alongside the way in which. 

“We regularly joked that Geetika generally mastered artwork types too rapidly, obtained bored, and moved on to grasp different types of artwork,” her household wrote. 

Additionally they described her as a “foodie” who loved spicy snacks like Takis. A few of her favourite dishes have been pani puri, curry, and curd rice made by her mom. She cherished her father’s selfmade mango juice and went via luggage of Kurkure, a South Asian snack meals, together with her sister. 

“On the day of Geetika’s passing, a scorching sauce that she had researched and punctiliously ordered was delivered to her door. We hope that Geetika enjoys these meals wherever she is,” her household wrote within the obituary. 

Those that knew Guruprasad in Boston mentioned she cherished water and being close to the ocean. Her drive and willpower blossomed within the metropolis. In Austin, she was generally known as somebody who all the time wished to resolve issues. This was evident in every thing from her diligent learning to baking and adorning a tower cake till 3 a.m. earlier than commencement, in response to the obituary. 

Guruprasad leaves behind her mom, Vidya; father, Guru; and older sister, Varsha, in New Jersey. She was described as a “pillar” of their household who outspokenly supported her mom, was all the time in tune together with her father, and was her sister’s greatest confidante. 

“Geetika is powerful, outspoken, and fiercely supportive. We’re actually blessed to now have her as a guardian angel guiding and watching over us,” her household wrote within the obituary.