Ustadh Usama Canon Obituary – Death : How Did Renowned Islamic Teacher Die ?

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Ustadh Usama Canon Obituary – Death, Cause of deathUstadh Usama Canon passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday after suffering from Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Society Alert is still waiting and gathering necessary information about his death. He died leaving his family members and friends in great grief and fear.

What Caused Ustadh Usama’s Death ?

Ustadh Usama Canon passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday after suffering from Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Society Alert is still waiting and gathering necessary information about his death. He died leaving his family members and friends in great grief and fear.

A public figure and a well-known Islamic teacher, daee, and mentor, Ustadh Usama Canon was first diagnosed with the degenerative neurological disease ALS, in 2017, the news spread like wildfire which devastated a lots of Muslims all over the world and those who benefited from his work.

According to our source, the cause of his death has not been announced and investigation is still on-going at the time of gathering this report.

Who was Ustadh Usama Canon ?

He was born and raised in California. Ustadh Usama Canon embraced Islam in 1996. He then embarked on a journey of studying various Islamic Sciences under some of today’s foremost scholars in the United States, Morocco, Egypt and Yemen.
Ustadh Usama served as the Outreach Director and an Arabic Instructor at Zaytuna Institute, as well as a Muslim Chaplain for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

Life Experience Before Death …

Ustadh Usama was also the Founding Director of Ta’leef Collective, a community based non-profit focused on assisting converts to Islam and creating healthy social and sacred spaces. He was also known as an inspirational, eloquent, well-dressed person who was able to translate Islam, not from Arabic into English, but from the tradition into relevance today.

The sting of death is undeniable! It hurts us in a way we have never been hurt before! It leaves us breathless and full of questions.

We pray that God grants those who are affected by this death the fortitude to carry on. Losing a beloved one is one of the most difficult feelings on earth. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family members and friends.