For archive (Updated on February 4, 2019)
Message from Saya U Kyaw Sein (M65)
*** To all RIT Alumni Far and near ***
Ko Khin Maung Toe passed away in Singapore this morning (November 14, 2012).
May his soul rest in peace.
Message from Ko Wynn Htain Oo
Attention all Mech 72
Please be informed that our dearest friend Khin Mg Toe’s funeral service will be held in Singapore at 3.45 pm local time.
We, closest friends of Khin Mg Toe, have requested his family to allow us to pay the funeral cost on behalf of Mech72.
All Mech 72 in Singapore do all needful things to help his bereaved family.
RIT Alumni International Newsletter
We are deeply saddened to learn that Ko Khin Maung Toe did not live long enough to attend and entertain at M72 Reunion and SPZP-2012. He was an icon for the music world. Several sayas and remember love his songs. M72 is known for the unity and strength and the passion for the alma mater.
“Thamudaya Kyaung” (original and sequel) were written by the famed poet Maung Sein Wi (Padeegone). The musical rendition was provided by Ko Khin Maung Toe with the accompaniment of Ko Ye Lwin and Myizzima Hlynne. Miss International and her friends volunteered to take part in the DVD. U Wynn Htain Oo posted a teaser — trailer for the DVD — on the RIT Alumni Facebook Pages and also on You Tube.
Little did we realize that the work would the final tribute given to RIT by Ko Khin Maung Toe. Even as he lay in the Singapore hospital, Ko Khin Maung Toe showed his patience and courage to face the journey’s end. He twice offered robes to the Sayadaws at the Burmese Buddhist Temple, and clearly said “Sadhu, sadhu, sadhu”. He remembered his RIT friends and requested to see the Full Thamudaya DVD.
His friends felt glad to know that Ko Khin Maung Toe was alert and thoughtful, but felt sad that he might be bidding them farewell.