From an obituary in the Bedford Independent written by his son, Dr. Talib Ali, “. . In his 50s, with failing eyesight prematurely ending his accounting career, my father threw himself completely into his community work. Over the course of the next 25 years he became the Muslim Chaplain at Bedford Hospital, the Muslim Chaplain at Bedford Prison and at Yarlswood Detention Centre. He organised and led Friday prayers for many years at the Bedford English Study Centre, Bedford Modern School and Bedford School . . .” click here.