Anish Joshi was a city resident and member of the Environmental Commission.

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Anish Joshi loved New Brunswick.  He lived in One Spring Street, a highrise condominium complex that was until recently the city’s tallest building.

He worked across the street at 53 Paterson Street, where he ran his own legal practice for years.  Joshi also served as a member of the city’s Environmental Commission.

He recieved the 2012 Professional Acheivement Award from the Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association.

Mr. Joshi died of a heart attack in his apartment on the evening of June 18.

A service will be held tomorrow from 5-8pm at the South Plainfield Funeral Home, 2496 Plainfield Ave., South Plainfield, NJ.

Editor’s Note: Anish Joshi’s law firm was a supportive sponsor of  Mr. Joshi’s support for community journalism was unwavering and we are all grateful for his contribution to our city.

Charlie is the founder and editor of New Brunswick Today, and the winner of the Awbrey Award for Community-Oriented Local Journalism. He is a proud Rutgers University journalism graduate, a community organizer, and a former independent candidate for mayor of New Brunswick.