Wei Kang Liang , PhD

Wei Kang Liang, 98 years old and resident of Cedar Crest died quietly November 2, 2014 after a brief illness that was a complication of Alzheimer’s disease. A former college professor of economics at Lowell Institute of Technology, he was predeceased by his daughter, Irma Liang Margie and wife, Chen Ying Yu, MD. Wei Kang was born in Shandong, China on May 18, 1916 to a farming family. He was the first in his family to attend college, graduating from Peking University. Following WW II he came to the United States to attend graduate school at the University of Pennsylvania where he received an MBA from the Wharton School and a PhD in economics. He is survived by his son, Raymond Y. Liang, MD , daughter in law Ruth Wong Liang, MD and beloved granddaughters Lauren and Elizabeth Liang. Services are limited to the family with internment at Swan Point on November 8, 2014.

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Beth Vicedomini Sturn - 11/08/2014

I was a class mate of Irma's so I was doubly saddened by reading your father's obituary. I did not know that Irma had died. We lost touch after leaving Cranston West.
I hope that she did not suffer. I remember her as a quiet and intelligent girl. I did not know she had a brother. She spoke very little of things outside of school. She did once tell me that her parents were "doctors." It never occured to me that both were not medical drs.
I wish you and your family peace at this difficult time.

obinna and Joyce Odigboegwu - 11/21/2014

Our deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. May God grant you the fortitude to bear the lost of your beloved dad.



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