William Lum Sing died on Aug. 21 in Seattle due to complications from a stroke. A businessman, Sing was a key figure in raising funds for the Chinese Baptist Church, was an active member and former commander of Cathay Post 186 of the American Legion, and contributed to the expansion and renovation of the Wing Luke Asian Museum in Seattle in 2008.
Sing is survived by his wife Lily, two children, Bill Jr. of Los Angeles and Merrile of Chevy Chase, Md., and one brother, Fred of Washington, D.C.
A memorial service and reception celebrating his life will be held at the Chinese Baptist Church, located at 5801 Beacon Ave. S. in Seattle, at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Chinese Baptist Church. ♦