Long serving presidential cameraman Cde Artwell Karuru who died on Thursday after a long battle with diabetes will be laid to rest at his rural home in Goora, Madziva tomorrow.

Most people who knew Cde Karuru either as a friend, a colleague, a relative or a neighbour have a story to tell about the humble man.

An encounter with Cde Karuru left one wondering whether life should be treated as a comedy, maybe a drama, a dream, or an adventure, because Mr Karuru would convince you that life is what you make it.

His daughter Dorcas and his young brother Agrippa said the death of Cde Karuru who was affectionately known as “Mr AK”, has left a void that will be difficult to fill.

Cde Karuru who has been battling diabetes for the past 21 years died at the age of 61 at Arundel Hospital.

So as the mourners and the funeral procession left house number 6681 Emerald Road, Zimre Park, words written by one writer that “the most important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle. The essential thing is not to have conquered but to have fought well”, suddenly made sense.

Cde Karuru will be laid to rest at his rural home at Karuru village near Goora, about 20 kilometres before Mount Darwin.

Cde karuru is survived by his wife Zvichanziyi and four children.