In Memoriam: Norah de Bekker

Norah Eileen Beijer-de Bekker, a beloved live entertainment professional with successful careers at XL Videos, IC Technologies, and 5TEN, passed away on April 26, 2024, at the age of 49. On social media, Stefaan “Smasher” Desmedt of XRSTUDIOS commented, "Last week we lost an incredible friend in our industry. No words."

Below is a message from 5TEN on the loss of co-founder and friend, Norah de Bekker:

Dear Friends, Clients and Colleagues.
It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our esteemed co-founder and dear friend, Norah de Bekker. Norah's unexpected departure has left us all with a deep sense of shock and loss. She was a cornerstone of our community at 5TEN, known for her visionary leadership and passionate commitment to our mission, as she would often say “to light up spirits and lift hearts”.
Norah’s remarkable energy and dedication have left an indelible mark on our company, and her contributions will never be forgotten. We extend our heartfelt condolences to Norah’s family and to everyone touched by her vibrant presence.
Please join us, wear colorful clothing - no black - in honoring her memory:
Thursday, May 2, 2024 from 2:00pm - 4:00pm at Van Orsdel Funeral & Cremation Services, Midtown Miami, 3333 NE 2nd Avenue.
In celebration of Norah's life and following the service, we will gather from 4:00pm to 6:00pm at DOYA. (347 NW 24th St, Miami, FL 33127)
As we reflect on her life, let us remember her wish for us to embrace our imperfections and celebrate the beauty within. Her light will never dim in the hearts of those she touched.
For inquiries please contact Jeroen Böck at +1.305.803.5146
We hope you will join us to honor Norah’s remarkable contributions and commemorate her enduring spirit.

Thank you for your thoughts and prayers during this incredibly difficult time.