Hollis Hsing-Ming Chang
CHANG, Hollis Hsing-Ming MD

Hollis Hsing-Ming Chang, MD, of San Marino, California, passed away on
Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 peacefully in his sleep.

Hollis was born February 18th, 1940 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He graduated from Punahou School, Honolulu, Oberlin College and University of Southern California Medical School. He served as a Captain in the United States Air Force Medical Corp and was a practicing orthopedic surgeon before retiring.

Hollis was a true Renaissance man. In addition to being a
surgeon, Hollis: was an accomplished singer, was self-taught
on the piano, ukulele, bass and drums, was an award winning artist, set the state record in the 330 hurdles, was
a bird keeper, a gardener, a golfer and a chef. He lived his life with integrity, honesty and a zeal to explore new lands and meet new people.

Hollis is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Linda Leong Chang and their two sons:Hollis Blair Chang and Brent Christopher Chang; siblings :Lennig Chang MD (Adele), Rowena Shriber, Sheryln Goo; brother-in-law Robert Wong; and preceded in death by sister Jocelyn Wong and brothers-in-law Richard Leong and WilliamShriber MD. Also
survived by 12 nieces and nephews and many other relatives.

Services and burial will be private in Honolulu. In lieu
of flowers, donations can be made to the Hollis H. Chang
Scholarship Fund f58 at Panahou School, 1601 Punahou
Street, Honolulu, HI 96822, 808.943.3680. Cabot & Sons, Pasadena
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It is always sad when such a well lived life by a soul fully engaged in enjoying the most from this human experience passes on. Yet his soul indeed, will continue to play music and remain close to those that loved and cherished him for all the wonderful gifts he shared of himself throughout his life.

With many and deepest heartfelt thoughts to the family, especially to long time dear friend, Sherlyn, Garrett and Julianne.
Sherrill Curtis
April 17, 2013
My heartfelt sympathy to the family. I have great memories of Hollis with Linda on so many occasions!
My love to Linda at this sad time.
Bobbie Armani
April 15, 2013
No words can express my deepest sadness & condolences. Hollis was a wonderful friend and advisor to me who I had the pleasure and honor of "talking stories" almost daily, for many years. My sincere sympathy to the family. Mahalo for the great memories, Doc. Aloha Oe.
Sean Chang
April 7, 2013
Oh my, what a shock! Over the years, I have thought with a smile about Doctor Chang. He was a wonderful individual to work for and I have only happy memories of this kind man. I recall once going to his home only to find him in the back yard, planting yellow mums all along the side of the yard. Quietly a really nice person left this earth. My sincere condolences to his family.
Diane L.
April 6, 2013
Words cannot express the sadness that is felt. The way Hollis entertained us with his instrumental music and singing will live in our hearts and minds forever. We will miss his beautiful smile and words of wisdom on so many subjects. Whatever he did, he did with passion and precision.He is to be admired how he made time for a variety of hobbies at various times that included painting beautiful subjects , collecting pins during the LA Olympics, growing beautiful exotic plants,
knowing the stats of important sports events. etc etc. He also had time to spend with the friends of his sons and encouraged and entertained them.
How much we will miss him,but the impressions he made on so many of us live on.
Love and prayers for his wonderful family.
Karen and Rollie Santos
April 5, 2013
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