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Elsie Young Ho


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Elsie Young Ho Obituary
December 7, 1915 - February 5, 2016 Elsie Young Ho was born in Honolulu, HI to Wah Kam Young and Bo Ngam Sum, the third of eight siblings. She came to Los Angeles in 1934 to attend the University of Southern California where she met the love of her life and husband of 50 years, Guy C. Ho, DDS. Elsie grew up in Honolulu, HI, and graduated from McKinley High School. Her hospitality and baking skills were reknown. She was the epitome of grace and elegance. An avid emailer and "Facebook friend" at the age of 100, she stayed in touch with a great circle of admirers who will miss her beyond words. Elsie is survived by her children Steve, Diana (Dean Gamburd) and Tina (Augusto Wing), grandson Steven Lustig (Rajina Utreja-Lustig), granddaughter Elisa Wing, great granddaughter Aleena Mei Lustig, sister Florence Wong of Honolulu, HI, and many family members and friends. A memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, February 13, 2016, 2 PM at The Church of the Recessional, Forest Lawn, Glendale. In lieu of flowers, please consider a gift to one of the following organizations: - Guy C. Ho Endowed Scholarship, University of Southern California Dental School, Office of Dental Development, 925 West 34th Street, DEN 201, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0641. - Class of 1971 Scholarship Fund, Scripps College, 1030 Columbia Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711. - Friends of the Chinatown Library, 639 Hill Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. For more information: [email protected]
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Feb. 10 to Feb. 14, 2016
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