Singapore’s first founding father Mr Lee Kuan Yew passed away at the Singapore General Hospital early this morning. He was 91.

As the nation comes to terms with her loss, here are some of the more notable condolences from the web, as posted by prominent public figures.

You shall always be remembered. My family and i thank you for giving us a home thats safe n prosperous.. please go in peace.. sir! #LKY

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"Sometimes it is the people who no one imagines anything of who do the things that no one can imagine" #riplky #alanturing #greatmen

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At your departure, words elude me — for I can think of none that will do justice. I grieve deeply — as one of your daughters would. #leekuanyew #singaporefoundingfather #tributetolky #rememberinglky #sg50

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Thank you for your Vision. Thank you for your Heart. Thank you for my Home, Mr Lee. #RIPLKY

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As we mourn the passing of Mr Lee, Popspoken will suspend all entertainment and lifestyle news coverage during the national period of mourning (23 – 29 March), including paid content. Full statement here.


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