Dear God who art in heaven. I humbly thank you for allowing my dear nephew, Timothy Allen. Hammick, to be a part of our family and our lives for as long as you did. l thank you Timothy! for all of your unselfish love and inspirational sacrifices that you bestowed upon the hearts and souls of the Demmings, and to all families you touched on your powerful journey through time together. Even though we miss you immensely and there is an aching void in our lives from you being taken away from us so suddenly. We are truly blessed because of your presents. We give thanks to our Lord and Savior Jesus Chris! who allowed you to leave our lives spiritually, more positive and joyful. You are such a strong pillar in our family because of who you are and always will be. To my beautiful sister Debra, my beautiful nephews ,niece and great-nephews, Harvey Jr, Danita, Shavez. Nehemiah, Ezekiel, Levi, Cimeon, and Isaac. And the rest of our beautiful family you have my heart feel sympathy. I pray that the pain we feel even today maybe numb by all the beautiful memories we have of our beloved. Peace be still. Please forgive me for any misspelled names or anyone I may have failed to mention.
DEAR SWEET ANITA AND TO YOUR FAMILY, I KNOW THEY WILL MISS YOU. I ONLY MET A FEW OF THEM, AND YOU RAISED THEM RIGHT. MAKES MY FRIDAYS A LITTLE SADDER, BUT SHE DID BRIGHTEN MY DAY AND I WAS VERY VERY HAPPY TO HAVE MET HER. ANNIE FROM SENIOR GLEANERS
To Carol and family, I am sorry for your loss. Throughout the time I have meet you all, I could see the great love you gave Bertha with such compassion and respect. I will miss the smile and facial expressions Bertha gave. Please take care and God bless.
Melinda A. Spohn
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
I was one of the lucky people having my life intertwined with yours during my graduate school years at USTC. I thought to myself what an honor when I saw my name listed along with yours on a department election poster around late 1986.
I was in the department greeting when you returned from Beijing to our department. I remember you said you were then under direct supervision of Zhao Zhiyang.
I also remember our department secretary (you should know her name) told me multiple times you would give her your suitcase when you returned from overseas trips.
You are the guiding light in this dark world, the brave fighter for the future of others.
You will always live in my heart.
I.m so sorry for your loss may you be comforted
Dear Professor Fang, Rest in Peace! People in China will remember you and thank you, because you planted the seeds of enlightenment. Soon or later it will blossom like wild flowers.
Dear Prof Fang,
You set an example for Chinese intellectuals to be courageous to care about their country men and to advocate freedom and justice!
Dear professor fang,
althought i never had the privilege meeting you in person, your brave actions have inspired and benefitted all of us in seeking freedom, knowledge, and truth. You are the heart and soul of Chinese intellectuals.
Please rest in peace knowing you will forever be loved and remembered by your family, friends, students and colleagues alike, as well as everyone who are touched by you, and the China you had envisioned will one day be realized...
Dear Professor Fang,
I will always remember you as a great thinker and enlightener. Listensing to your lectures is the fondest memory I treasure of my days in USTC. Thank you for having transformed me.
Rest in peace.
Prof. Fang, you will always live in my heart.
GREAT EDUCATOR, GREAT THINKER, GREAT HUMAN BEING.
PROFESSOR FANG, YOU SET THE STANDARD FOR US AND FUTURE GENERATIONS.
REST IN PEACE.
I was so sorry to hear of your loss. The thoughts of many are with you at this time of sorrow.
Prof Fang's Family;
Prof Fang's inspiration has made many, including myself, to presue our idealism, even till this day. You will always be remembered for and associated with my life at USTC and beyond. Rest in peace.
Your are the soul of China. Your contribution to the world, both in scientific research and fighting for freedom and democracy, can never be over stated. Your suddend death is a great loss to your family, to us, and to the whole would. We will remember you forever.
Words cannot describe my sorrow. Rest in peace dear professor.
You aimed my vision higher,
you broadened my horizon wider,
you inspired my thinking shaper,
from my years at Keda with you
to the time far away.
Your spirit lives in me,
April is the cruellest month, breeding
Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing
Memory and desire, stirring
Dull roots with spring rain.
Winter kept us warm, covering
Earth in forgetful snow, feeding
A little life with dried tubers.
The world has lost a great man who inspired many. Remembering you and your loved ones today and always by all.
You enlightened me. Rest in peace.
Dear Prof. Fang, we will always remember you.
Prof. Fang, you'll be always living within me. You left a great treasure for many generations to come.
You live in our hearts and thoughts.
~ The So Family
You waked a whole generation in China. You are my hero!
All you have done for the Chinese people will be remembered and you will beloved forever.
- J. Li, Ottawa Canada, April 14, 2012
You waked a whole generation in China. You are my hero! RIP...
- Jay Lee, Ottawa Canada April 14, 2012
One of the greatest Scientist and Democracy Advocator at China contemporary times. Chinese people will alway remember you.
A Life to be remembered forever, a journey to be carried forward by many.
May you rest in peace!
Like Albert Einstein, Professor Fang Lizhi fought for human dignity and human rights, for a world where 'everyone should be respected as an individual.' Those of us who were fortunate to have studied with him will forever treasure with pride his teaching and his contributions to human kind.
Fang lao shi:
Could you please tell me if there's still hope for our country? I would say yes, because of many heroes, like you.
Dear Professor Fang,
We will always remember everything did to promote democracy. Thank you for all your inspirational words, we will never forget you.
Like candle lighting up the darkness, you show us what the world was like outside the confinement of the Middle Kingdom. I cried when I heard that you passed away on Good Friday. Your spirit has risen and will live on among those of us who were touched by your brilliant life. An alumna of University of Science and Technology of China
Thank you, Prof. Fang!
You are my hero.
My heart goes to you and your family.
Qingyi Jiang CND
As the soul of democracy for China, Professor Fang will live forever in People's heart. We will miss you...
I am deeply saddened by the loss of Prof. Fang. He inspired our whole generation. He will always live in our hearts.
Professor Fang was a great scientist and teacher with passion, which has had profound influences among many of us. Most of all, he was a great human being with everlasting love to his country and to this world. He will be truly missed!
“It is finished,” (John 19:30) Celebration of a life, our memories of him and his life-long encouragements to his students.
Rest in piece, Professor Fang. You will forever have the respect of my generation and generations to come.
Dear Professor Fang,
Thank you for conveying to a naive college student the image of a scientist with elegant taste of culture and philosophy as well as with societal responsibilities.
May you rest in peace.
You are forever living in my heart.
So far yet so close
To home you have gone
Must be among the stars
forever shone upon
To our heart
You taught kindness
To our soul
You brought dawn
So precious was the truth
You held it without fear
So magical was the cosmos
You trekked without bound
We shall miss your voice
We know it shall live on
You awaked me and my generation. Even though we met only once, briefly, about 3 years ago, I consider you as my teacher.
Prof. Fang was a great inspiration to many of us. My thoughts and prayers are with his family at this very difficult time. He will be remembered forever. May him rest in peace.
You are so inspirational to my life. I still rember listening to your speech a summer night in 1986.
I admire everything you did to the people of China.
You inspired a generation of youth to become independent thinkers and truth seekers. For that, the history of China will remember you. I felt privileged and fortunate to be one of your many students.
Professor Fang will forever be remembered as an inspirational, in both learning and humanity. We thank him for the life he lead and the light he brought. He will never be forgotten.
We were very lucky to have had you in our lives and we will never forget you.
Thank you Prof Fang for your contributions!
Look at the sea, how beautiful it is,
it inspires so many emotions,
like you do with the people you have at heart.
You make them dream while they are still awake.
Look at this garden
and the scent of these oranges,
such a fine perfume,
it goes straight into your heart,
And you say: "I am leaving, goodbye."
You go away from my heart,away from this land of love,
And you have the heart not to comeback.
But do not go away,
do not give me this pain.
Come back to Surriento.
Prof. Fang will be always in our heart...
Prof. Fang has been and will be our inspiration in the Chinese democracy movement. His braveness and enthusiasm will always be remembered.
Dear Professor Fang,
You are a Chinese intellectual elite with a never-bending spine. You are an accomplished teacher in science and in life with a rare sense of humor. The legacy you left behind will shine on our way to freedom and inner peace.
May you rest in peace and enjoy the future victory of humanity with us.
Dear Mr. Fang:
You are great scientist teacher and great man. I love to read your articles. You will be deeply missed by all of us.
Dear Professor Fang,
We'll remember you forever. What a great man you are.
Rest in peace
A Great Scientist and A Democratic Pioneer in China are rarely found in one person and you are The One who has both. We always miss your significant contributions to the movement of June 4,1989.
The April 6 was a "Good Friday". For many of us in the 80s from KeDa and beyond, he played an important role of a spiritual parent in forming our values . We were extremely fortunate and are proud to have him.
Tan Min (Edinburgh, UK)
It is time to celebrate your great life. You will be forever missed.
Dear Professor Fang,
We forever treasure the time together with you in the classrooms and lecture halls of USTC. You are our professor of Physics as well as professor of Humanity. We love you, for you taught us what constitutes the conscience of Chinese scholars.
May you rest in peace. May your courage, optimism and humor comfort your family and friends.
We are so proud of you and love you. You will be remembered by all of our families.
Rest in peace.
Dear Prof. Fang,
We've never met. I was never in any of your speeches or lectures. But I've read many of the articles you wrote. Your courage and your dedication have been inspiration for me for the past 20+ years. May you rest in peace.
Sincere condolences and deepest sympathy.
You were the inspiration for a free China. Your spirit will never die! China shall be free!
I am so privileged and proud to have been your students in USTC. You will live in the heart of us and numerous followers. Your guidance and stimulation has extended beyond time, and will continue to be the source of courage for our pursuit of knowledge, wisdom and happiness! I am sure that you will hold a special place in Chinese history and world science.
Please rest in peace, Prof. Fang!
Thanks for your courage and sacrifice for the hope that next generation in main land China could have a brighter future.
Mr. Fang was a outstanding physicist and a great man. He will be with us forever.
Prof. Fang is one of the greatest human being in contemporary Chinese history. A brilliant thinker, a genuine scientist, a humorous writer, and most of all, a sincere human being. Rest in peace. History will remember you.
May Piece with Prof. Fang.
Like the stars shining in the sky, so will be his ideas and deeds.
Teacher Fang, I feel so privileged to have been your student 30 years ago. Your guidance and stimulation had extended beyond time and textbook, and will continue to be the source of courage for my pursuit of freedom and independence!
Very few were as courageous as Prof. Fang. He is a hero, and will be remembered forever.
Zhijian Wang (Iowa)
May the peace you envision come.
I have very fond memories of our discussions on democracy and freedom.
His book "Bringing Down the great wall"
is one of my favorites.
"Old soldiers never die, they just fade away."
But Mr. Fang, you are not even faded away. You will always be remembered by the people you inspired.
His name has been carved on the marble of the history.
Mr. Fang is our mentor and our guidance! Mr. Fang will be alive forever in our hearts!
Dear Professor Fang,
You made the word better!
With the energy from the universe you lighted up the fire,
From a candle to a lighthouse you insisted your efforts to try.
Armed with rationality of science, in that dark sky you shine,
Broke the prison of thoughts in that country, you're not afraid to die.
The fire of freedom is still burning and spreading, you know.
The enlightenment you worked on is continuing by us, you see.
The torch of science is passed on in good hands, you sure.
The burden of worrying for that country on your shoulder, thank God, is gone.
With great sadness I wave a reluctant farewell to you,
Our minds will still work together crossing the space-time.
Please keep in touch through the inter-soul-net of this civilization,
We can see each other through every flower in every spring, on this planet.
Dear Professor Fang,
When I was in college, I listened to your speech. I was moved and touched by you. When I was in Tucson, I met you a few times. You are my best teacher, mentor and coach.
Professor Fang is a greater teacher and mentor! We benefited a lot during his
tenure at KE-DA. He holds a special place in our history, and will be
remembered by us in heart...
Rest in peace, Professor Fang!
J. Jiang (AZ)
“Two things awe me most, the starry sky above me and the moral law within me.”
May Prof. Fang R.I.P.!
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die. Dear Prof. Fang, you always live in our hearts as a loving father and a caring teacher.
Wu Song, a student of yours.
Rest in peace, Dear Prof. Fang!
Prof. Fang was a peaceful, kind, and strong man, who lived by his principles. Although he might go sleep, these principles are always there alive.
May the Lizhi family find comfort found in the words at James 4:8 Draw close to God and he will draw close to you.
Many are in his debt for the courage he showed.
May the God of all comfort be with you at this time of grief, may all Fang's memories stay close to your hearts. Psalms 46:1 Joanna
I was a USTC student when Prof Fang Lizhi was vice president of the university. Prof. Fang signed recommendation letter for my application to US colleges. I will remember Professor Fang for all he done for his students, for USTC, for science and for his country.
To the family of Mr. Fang. May God give you peace and comfort thru his word the Bible and the Lord Jesus Christ during this time of sorrow.-Romans 15:4
My condolences to the family of Mr. Fang--he will be remembered for his boldness and tenacity in seeking democratic reform in China. Alice Anderson, Member, Amnesty International
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
I came to the US after 1989 from China, he is one of the few with courage and I am so proud of him. Rest in peace. No words can express my gratitudes for his contribution to the Chinese people who treasure freedom.
We were stunned and saddened to read of the death of our dear friend, Fang Lizhi, this morning. We wish to express our most sincere and deepest sympathy to his family and to the Chinese people. He will always be remembered as one of the most significant and respected of all Chinese leaders and heros.
May the God of all comfort be with your family at this time. Psalm 46:1
Very sorry to hear of Mr. Fang's death. He did what most of us would be too afraid to do and he paid a heavy price. Thank God he was able to find a better life and hopefully find some peace and happiness...Rest in Peace