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Sin Jyoung Choi


1935 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Sin Jyoung Choi Obituary
September 26, 1935 - September 13, 2016 Sin Jyoung Choi, 81, died peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at his home in Torrance, California. He leaves his son, Edward,his daughter, Helen, his son-in-law David, grandson Jason, and granddaughter Mia, as well as many siblings and relatives in California and Korea. His wife, Kyoung Sook, predeceased him in 2006. He was born in North Korea and immigrated to the United States in 1972. He practiced medicine and psychiatry for almost 40 years, specializing in treating veterans struggling with drug addiction. He also spent many hours volunteering with Korean American families with drug addiction and mental health issues. He took up painting in the 1980s, and he became an accomplished painter and sculptor who held many exhibits in Los Angeles and Seoul, South Korea. He asked that his friends and family celebrate his life by spending time together and supporting local arts organizations. Those who wish to honor his memory may make a donation to the Korean American Family Service Center at 3727 West 6th Street, Suite 320, Los Angeles, CA 90020, http://www.kfamla.org.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sept. 14 to Sept. 16, 2016
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