December 18, 2015
Calvin Chong

Dr. Calvin Chong passed away Nov. 26, 2011, after a long battle with lymphoma.

Dr. Chong was a long-time supporter and contributor to the horticulture industry. His research work and passion for horticulture was unmatched. His research work enhanced many of the industry's practices especially with respect to container growing. 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 he worked with. He made a very positive difference in the horticultural community and will be remembered fondly.

Visitation was held Dec. 2, at Highland Funeral Home in Markham.

The funeral service was held on Dec. 3, at Highland Funeral Home, followed by interment at the Holy Cross Cemetery in Thornhill.