Cecile Wun-Sze Lee
May 13, 1966-March 28, 2013
Pleasanton resident and physician Dr. Cecile Wun-Sze Lee passed away at home surrounded by her family on March 28, 2013 at the age of 46 after a courageous five-year battle with an aggressive form of breast cancer. She was born in Hong Kong on May 13, 1966, and moved with her parents to the United States at the age of one. A 1984 graduate of Cherry Hill East High School in New Jersey, she earned a bachelorís of science degree with a major in bio-resource science at the University of California, Berkeley where she and Hank met and later married in 1992. She attended Tulane University Medical School with Hank in New Orleans, earning both her medical degree and a masterís degree in public health in 1993, becoming the first physician in her family. She completed her residency in dermatology at Tulane Medical Center in 1997. Cecile and Hank moved to Pleasanton and opened their practice, Pacific Dermatology. She was also on staff at ValleyCare Medical Center. Dr. Lee cared for her patients as if they were family members. In her spare time, she enjoyed gardening, cooking, reading, exercising, Tai Chi, knitting, Chinese painting, playing the piano and spending time with her family and friends. She is described as a caring and loving mother and wife with a good sense of humor and a gentle spirit. Dr. Lee is survived by her husband, Dr. Hank Fung and their children, Kristin and Brandon; her mother Fung Chun Lee and father Kan Chee Lee of Dublin; her sisters Mona Lee Chin of Castro Valley, and Nancy Lee Goggans of Nashville, TN.