This week, Quiteria Kekana’s friends and relatives will give him a send-off to his ultimate resting place. In April 2021, the fashion designer was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma, a type of cancer. According to his family’s statement, he died as a result of this condition.
Phil Mphela shared a statement from Quiteria’s family yesterday, informing them of their beloved son’s passing.
“It is with profound regret and sadness that the Kekana family confirm the untimely passing of international fashion designer, son, father and brother Lebogang Quiteria Kekana, 38, after a short battle with cancer. Quiteria sadly passed away on April 17 2022 at his Melville home.”
“We ask that you please keep us in your prayers. The Kekana family is deeply thankful for all the countless personal messages of love and support received thus far. The details of his memorial and funeral will be confirmed in due course.”
The funeral plans for the beloved fashion designer have been reported by Sunday World, who reports that his memorial service will take place today at his Melville store Quiteria Atelier. On Friday, April 22nd, he will be laid to rest.