Christopher H. Fung

Dr. Christopher H. Fung, beloved husband of Elizabeth Fung, loving father of Gregory and Teresa Fung, and cherished grandfather of Ellie and Isabel Fung, passed away on December 5, 2018 at the age of 79. He was born on December 25, 1938 in Hong Kong. After preparing at Fountain Valley School in Colorado Springs, Christopher attended Harvard College where he was a member of Leverett House and majored in biology and from which he graduated with honors in 1960. In 1964, he received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School. He practiced as a pathologist at Mercy Hospital in Chicago for over 30 years. Dr. Fung was an avid reader with a wide range of interests, most notably philosophy, religion and history. He and his wife Elizabeth were active members of LaSalle Street Church and in International Student Ministries. Christopher was known for being a conscientious, intelligent, and thoughtful man. A memorial service was held at LaSalle Street Church, 1136 N LaSalle Dr, Chicago on December 15, 2018. Gifts may be sent to the International Student Fund at Lasalle Street Church.


This is slightly modified from the obituary published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from Dec. 11 to Dec. 13, 2018.