Basant worked at Valley West Convalescent Home in Williams and later at Colusa Community Hospital before she was unable to work due to her failing health. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, spending time with her children, and her grandchildren.
Basant is survived by her spouse Rajendra Nair of Colusa; children, Krishna Nair of Colusa, Nirupa Nair of Colusa, James [Katrina] Nair of Colusa, and Michelle [David] Hornyak of Colorado. She is also survived her grandchildren Nandita Pillay, Christopher Nair, Nina [Rovil] Chand, Kristy [Nick] Massey, Nicholas Pillay, Isabella Nair, Abigail Nair, Seryna Awan, Olivia Nair, Madison Hornyak, and Noah Hornyak. Great grand-children, Rishabh Chand and Nameera Chand. Other survivors include her siblings, Daya Prasad, Pushpa Singh, Tom [Mary] Prasad, Kushma [Prem] Nath, and John Prasad.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Gaya Prasad; sister, Uttra Chand.
Graveside services will take place at the Holycross Catholic Cemetery, 1741 Wescott Rd., Colusa, Ca. ■
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01/06/2021 • WPR #2021-0025