RAYMOND KEI-PAK LO

Posted On April 15th, 2012 -

RAYMOND KEI-PAK LO

In Loving Memory

Was born in Guangdong, China (1918), the secondchild of self-made industrialist Lo Heiping and his wife Tam Laiyu.He passed away March 31, 2012. He was a brilliant student and graduated from the prestigious National Southwestern Associated University (NSWAU) in Kunming. (As a historical note, during WorldWar II, the three leading Chinese universities – Tsinghua, Beijing, and Nankai – were under enemy attack and relocated far inland to the southwest in the merged form of the NSWAU.) After graduation, Raymond served in the South-East Asian Theatre ofWorld War II in Myanmar and India, working as an interpreter between Chinese soldiers and their American and British counterparts. He painted and was an avid amateur photographer. He was elected aFellow of the Royal Society of Photography of London.In Kunming he married his college sweetheart, Gan Bih-Tang (Betty). They later moved to Hong Kong and then to Hawaii. His survivors are the descendants of that union. His oldest child is Lo yeeOn, a prize-winning composer and a Marquis Who’s Who in America biographeefor the past thirteen years. His younger child is Lo Yikang who has two adult children, Cynthia and Caleb. Cynthia is currently a professor at Washington University in St. Louis. Caleb is an electrical engineer.


- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran