Krishnakant Hariprasad Pandya, Ph.D., age 84, of Des Plaines, passed away on Monday, November 11, 2019, at Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights. Dr. Pandya was born on October 19, 1935, in Mehemadavad, India, to Hariprasad and Savitaben. He utilized his Ph.D. in Pharmacology to educate future physicians matriculating through medical school. He was revered as an exceptional teacher and mentor. His primary devotion in life was to serve humanity at every level possible. He was the beloved husband of Sudha and the late Ramaben; a loving father to Dr. Prashant Pandya and Dr. Darshak Pandya; and the cherished grandfather of Deven, Meera, Maya, and Javin. Hindu Pooja Service, Saturday, November 16, 2019, from 10 a.m. until time of Cremation, 11:30 a.m., at HABEN Funeral Home & Crematory, 8057 Niles Center Rd., Skokie. Funeral info: 847.673.6111.