Anand Deoskar, 43, of Bloomington, passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington. \r\n\r\nHis funeral will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, October 18, 2019 at Carmody-Flynn Funeral Home, where visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday. Cremation rites will be accorded following services.\r\n\r\nIn lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family which will be used to place a memorial bench on the Constitution Trail in Anand's memory. \r\n \r\nTo express condolences online, please visit www.carmodyflynn.com. \r\n\r\nHe was born October 20, 1975 in Montclair, NJ, son of Uday and Anita Deoskar. He married Linda D. Toler on September 15, 2007. \r\n\r\nSurviving is his beloved wife, Linda, of Bloomington; his parents, Dr. Uday and Anita Deoskar of Bloomington and his sister, Vaishali (Murali) Krishnan of Sunnyvale, CA. Also surviving are one niece, Aasha Krishnan and one nephew, Manoj Krishnan; his mother-in-law, Nannette Fain of Decatur and his brother-in-law, Jeremy Fain of St. Louis, MO. He also leaves behind his beloved aunts, uncles, cousins and extended friends and family and his beloved dog, Quincy. \r\n\r\nAnand graduated from Illinois State University with a bachelor's degree in biology. \r\n \r\nHe worked at Senior Health and Geriatrics in Bloomington and had a passion for volunteering at ARC in Normal. He was most proud of his work for the Power of Love Ministry and all of the relationships he was able to build through the many discussion groups he participated in and facilitated with the Course in Miracles. Anand was also deeply connected to Hindu philosophy, culture and scriptures. \r\n \r\nAnand was always passionate about trying new things, such as playing the banjo, learning to juggle and traveling with his wife. He also enjoyed listening to and performing music, playing sports and he was a life-long fan of the Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bulls. \r\n \r\nAnand will be most remembered as a very kind person and one to do anything for anyone. He will be greatly missed by all the hearts he touched.