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EJ (Hans) SCHUYTEN EJ (Hans) Schuyten, former resident of Shorelands, Old Greenwich, CT and a resident of NYC & Shanghai, China passed away peacefully in his home in Shanghai on Dec. 31st 2010. Born on March 17, 1920 in Seattle, WA, Hans was the son of the late Egbert Schuyten & Elizabeth Mullemeister. The President of his class at Roosevelt H.S., Hans furthered his education at the Univ. of Washington. A veteran of WWII, Hans served in the U.S. Navy and achieved the rank of 1st lieutenant and soon after WWII he began his banking career at First Boston Corp. and then worked as a junior executive for American Express. After many years of hard work, Hans achieved the position of senior vice president and retired from the firm after 25 years of dedication. Not one to just stay idle, within a short time Hans started his own consulting firm, Schuyten & Assocs. until he successfully retired in 1990. Hans was also predeceased by his sister Mance Schuyten Wilson and his brother John Schuyten of CA. His greatest love was his surviving family, a younger brother, Herb Schuyten of CA, his beloved Wife of 49 years, Dolly Ling Schuyten & his children, Peter Schuyten & his wife Jodi of Mill River, MA, Candace Massey & her husband Donn of St. Helena Isl., SC, Katherine Sebestyen & husband Frank of Orlando, FL and Vicky Fuscaldo & husband Pat, of New Canaan, CT. Hans is also survived by 6 grandchildren & 6 great-grandchildren and an extended family throughout NYC & China. Besides Hans' business savvy, his infectious smile and loving personality endeared him to all who came in contact w/him. Hans touched many people's lives & will be greatly missed. Calling hours and a memorial took place in Shanghai on Jan. 5th. A private spreading of the ashes will take place in the United States.
Published in The Seattle Times on Jan. 21, 2011
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