December 15, 2011
In memoriam — Calvin Chong
Among several awards, Dr. Chong was elected as a Fellow of the International Plant Propagators Society (1999) for his many contributions in the area of plant propagation. He was a great communicator and cared a great deal about the people with whom he worked. His work made a very positive difference in the horticultural community.
Dr. Chong leaves behind his wife, Dorothy, son Oliver and his wife Naoko, Glenn and his wife Anne, daughter Joanne Gonsalves and her husband Trevo, and grandchildren, Taiyo, Hiromi, Samantha, Phillip, Cadence and Kalista.
A funeral service was held on Sat., Dec. 3, at Highland Funeral Home in Markham. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.