Letshego Zulu's tribute to her late husband #GuguZulu

By Drum Digital
26 July 2016

Letshego went on to say that she had worn blue for the memorial service as it was Gugu's favourite colour.

The late racing champion Gugu Zulu was honoured today at a memorial services attended by friends, family, fans, media and supporters. One of the people in attendance was Gugu's wife Letshego, who looked emotional yet strong as she gave her tribute to her husband.

Letshego said Gugu had been many things to her and even though he had passed, today was a day to celebrate his life.

Here's some of the sweet and amazing thing Letshego said in her tribute to her.

  • “You had so many dreams for me. My boyfriend‚ best friend‚ husband."
  • “We wanted to show people that there’s so much fun and adventure in our country."
  • “You had so many dreams for Lelethu (the couple’s daughter). I promise to keep exposing her on our adventurous life."
  • “You valued your family in a big way. You looked up to your dad. He was your hero. You wanted to be like him‚ little did you know you were just like him.
  • “You spoke fondly of people you met.Your persistence life is commendable."
  • "You played so many roles-my boyfriend, husband, best cheerleader and biggest support structure."
  • “You wanted me to be the best version of myself."

Gugu passed away on Monday 18 July while attempting to reach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.

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