MV Editor’s Note: Our deepest condolences go out to Shaykh Hamza Yusuf and family at this time. We pray that Professor Hanson is granted Paradise by Allah, Most High, and that Allah blesses the family to find comfort in patience and prayer. We ask our readers remember the deceased and family in your duas and to read Fatiha for the Professor Hanson and all the departed of souls of the believers.
Professor David Hanson, father of Shaykh Hamza Yusuf Hanson, passed away at 8:00 p.m. on the 16th of April, 2016 at the age of 89.
Shaykh Hamza Yusuf made the announcement via his official Facebook page on the 18th of April.
In the post the Shaykh mentioned details about his father’s life including his recent conversion to Islam.
Read the details on the Shaykh Hamza Yusuf Official Facebook Page.
إنا لله وإنا إليه راجعون
We belong to Allah and unto Him we return.