In Memoriam: Che-Chin (wife of Jason Chow)

Recently, I (John Dorney, President of the NC Lyme Disease Foundation) received the following email. Many of you know Jason Chow who is a Lyme Activist (and eye doctor in Chapel Hill) whose wife (Che-Chin) battled neurological Lyme Disease bravely for many years. Sadly, she recently lost her battle. The email from Jason is repeated below with his permission. Please contribute funds in her honor as outlined below if possible.

Dear Friends,


I am writing to inform you that Che-Chin passed away peacefully on September 17th 2015.  We are saddened by our loss, but comforted to know she is no longer suffering after a long and brave fight with neurological Lyme disease.  She is survived by her husband Jason of 10 years (also her best friend of 18 years), her parents George and Thelma, her sister Terry, her niece Kaira, and her beloved two kitties Zorro and Chloe.  Our family is still in a state of grief, and therefore request privacy at this time. 


If you feel the desire to contribute in honor of Che-Chin, we ask that you donate to the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society http://www.ilads.org/ or National Capital Lyme Disease Association http://www.natcaplyme.org in lieu of flowers or cards.

 

We remember Che-Chin by her favorite quote as her illness progressed, "It's not the years in your life that matter but the life in your years."  She mentioned to us that prior to her illness she couldn't have asked for a better life.  


Thank you to all of our supporters over the years. Your support and encouragement allowed Jason and CÇ to continue this fight longer than they otherwise could have managed on their own. Please pass on CC's story so that others can be educated on dangers of tickborne illness. 


In memory of Che-Chin, we have created this page to honor and celebrate her life through photos, videos, memories, and sentiments and to give everyone who knew CC a place to smile and tell stories of the beautiful person she was. 

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1628230894125936/

With much gratitude for your love and support over the years.


The Chow & Lie families