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Glenn Wong Bravely Battled Cancer, Dies at 51

There will be memorials in San Francisco and Studio City.

Glenn Lee Wong, a world traveler who lived in Studio City and Sherman Oaks, died after a long battle with lung and brain cancer. He was 51.

Memorials will be held Sept. 8 in Sacramento and Sept. 15 in Studio City (see information below.)

He was born April 21, 1960 and Aug. 17 and was the owner of 1st String Pro Shop in Santa Monica.

According to hs family, Wong "valiantly battled stage 4 lung cancer for over 3 years; an inspiration and oncological 'miracle'. Survived by his loved, loving and dedicated fiancee Billie Parsons of Sherman Oaks, his parents Frank and Lucy, siblings Vicki (Howard), Judi and Steve, all of Sacramento, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, friends, Jonz Brothers, fellow bowlers and golfers."

For the SoCal Celebration of Life on Sept. 15 in Studio City, please check www.CaringBridge.org/visit/glennwong. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made towww.scvanguard.org/teamscv/donate or to KJAZZ at www.jazzandblues.org.

See more about his life here.

A. Dweeb September 09, 2012 at 05:05 AM
My condolences to the family... was he a smoker?
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yikwon December 22, 2012 at 04:39 PM
He was a non-smoker his whole life.

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