In recent news, the owner of the Buddha Thai Bistro, Sarunyu Boonsanong, has passed away. Also known as “Guy”, the man was admitted to the hospital for 74 days. Despite the best medical treatment and care, the doctors could not recover him and he left all his loved ones and well-wishers in profound grief and pain. It is no doubt to say that the family’s hope has been shattered to learn about his passing as they were hoping for his recovery. Tributes and condolence messages have flooded the internet now. Let us check Sarunyu’s cause of death and other details.
According to reports, Sarunyu Boonsanong suffered a traumatic brain and spinal cord injury after a pool incident on Father’s day. Sarunyu’s wife, Naphat Bukum said that he has prepared them and given them time to be ready. Adding further, she said that it is still unbelievable for their family that this could happen and that throughout the treatment, their family never gave up. Naphat also said that the entire family hoped until the last minute that he might wake up.
Reports confirm that Sarunyu Boonsanong died on Wednesday, August 31, 2022. It is coming forward that Sarunyu’s wife gave birth to their third child during the two-and-a-half-month battle that sadly ended on Wednesday. Naphat Bukum said that she knew that Guy could hear them no matter in what condition he was as he opened his eyes a couple of times when she talked to him.
Let us add that the couple was together for 10 years and that Guy had the restaurant for 12. His wife went on to say that his legacy lives on through his family and restaurant. Naphat mentioned that she felt Guy’s love all around every time she came here. Sarunyu Boonsanong is described as someone who would always look at the bright side of things and situations and believed in paying it forward. This is the reason why his family is looking to give back to his memory.
Sources reveal that the family has also created a GoFundMe page to help benefit a university in Thailand that helps with research and treatment of pediatric neurology cases. Naphat said that they are calling it the “be Like Guy Foundation”. She recalled the time spent with her husband and said that it was the best 10 years of her life. On September 10 and 11, at 4750 Pam Valley Road in Ponte Vedra Beach from 12 PM to 2 PM, a celebration of Sarunyu’s life will be held.