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Catherine Tak-So Fang


1930 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Catherine Tak-So Fang Obituary
December 3, 1930 - October 7, 2016 Catherine Fang, 85, passed away peacefully, with family at her side, on October 7 in Redondo Beach. Cathy was born in Guangzhou, China to parents, King An Leung and Oi Jan Leung-Yue. She moved to the United States to attend Oklahoma State University, where she earned her degree and also took graduate work. While attending the university, she met her husband, Tao Yao (TY) Fang. Cathy earned her teaching credential and was a devoted kindergarten teacher in Northern California for over 25 years. She loved to go to movies and was an avid San Francisco 49ers fan. Upon retiring, Cathy continued being a teacher, leading a full schedule of exercise classes for seniors. Additionally, she loved to garden. Cathy also enjoyed traveling with TY, visiting places in Canada, Asia and Europe. Cathy was preceded in death by her parents, TY, and her sister, Judy. She is survived by her sister, Isabelle; children (with spouses), Emily (Ken), Ken (Edeliza), and Christine (Marc); and grandchildren, Erin and Claire, and Andrea and Alex. After an inurnment ceremony at Green Hills Memorial Park, a memorial service was held at Sierra Madre Woman's Club.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Nov. 14 to Nov. 19, 2016
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