Sponsored obituary: Alice Yun Lew
Alice departed from this world on Tuesday, May 2. She was surrounded by her loved ones and her passing was peaceful. She was 73.
Beloved wife and mother, she recently celebrated 50 years of marriage with
her loving husband Stanley. She is also survived by son, Bob (Kelly) Lew of Washington and daughter Terri Haumea Hanakahi of Hawaii; grandchildren, Christine, Jesse, James, Kaili, Keahi, Ka’ala, Kuali’i, Ku’ulani; great-grandchildren, Kaluhea and Kaiakea; sister Virginia (Al) Wong; brothers Ed (Alice) Yun, Steve
(Elsie) Yun, Werner (Sylvia) Yun, Wally (Dorothy)Yun, (predeceased by brother David Yun). She is also brightly remembered by nephews, nieces, extended family and many friends.
Born in Santa Cruz, Alice was raised in Grass Valley and graduated from UC Berkeley (’54). She was a teacher with the LA Unified and Alhambra School Districts before moving to San Mateo, where she resided for 43 years. Certified in Special Education, she taught with San Mateo County Schools and at Burlingame High School’s deaf education program. Furthering her own education, Alice received her Masters in School Psychology (SF State) and went on to serve children with special needs and their families as a school psychologist for Jefferson School District. She held a CA state license in Educational Psychology and was certified
Alice loved inspirational quotes like “A smile happens in a flash, but thenmemory of it can last a lifetime.” She held fond memories of annual family camping trips, travels, and laughter shared with friends and family.
A Memorial Celebration of her life will be on Thurs., May 11th, at 11:00am; at Central Peninsula Church, 1005 Shell Blvd., Foster City, CA. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Freedom of Health Foundation, P.O. Box 11599, Newport Beach, CA 92658-9715 http://www.thefhf.org (800)792-4269, or charity of your choice.
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