Death-Dead: Obituary, Cause of Death :One of Canada’s oldest women, 111 year-old Foon Hay Lum, has died from COVID. She suffered first-hand the Chinese Exclusion Act, being separated from her family for decades but then almost single-handedly fought anti-Asian racism. https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2020/04/26/covid-claims-111-year-old-foon-hay-lum-pioneering-activist-for-chinese-canadians.html?utm_source=Facebook …

By John Chekwas | April 27, 2020

Death & Obituaries :

One of Canada’s oldest women, 111 year-old Foon Hay Lum, has died from COVID. She suffered first-hand the Chinese Exclusion Act, being separated from her family for decades but then almost single-handedly fought anti-Asian racism. https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2020/04/26/covid-claims-111-year-old-foon-hay-lum-pioneering-activist-for-chinese-canadians.html?utm_source=Facebook …

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  1. Jane Tilston

    This message is for Gordon and Sandra, proud members of the large family of the lady featured in the paper, the brave, persistent, and long-lived Foon Hay Lum. Thinking of you and how you must cherish the legacy of this grand lady. May she be at peace and you ever proud of your family.
    Jane Tilston

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