HoLing Hui's legal name was Sylvia Hui Lam. In August,
2003, Ms. Lam was tragically killed crossing the street
in St. Paul, MN. She is survived by
her husband, two sons, a daughter-in-law, and
granddaughter. Two memorial funds were set up in
her name to continue her legacy in her artistic and
professional lives. Quesions about these
funds may be forwarded to her
Sylvia Ho-Ling Hui Lam Memorial Fund
The Sylvia Ho-Ling Hui Lam Memorial Fund was established
in January, 2005 under the umbrella of the
Chinese Heritage Foundation (CHF).
Its objective is to help introduce arts, performing and
visual, to children of all ages, especially those
Because it was established as part of the CHF, it will
also help the CHF in its mission to promote the
understanding of Chinese culture and heritage in
Minnesota and across the United States.
In the near future, the family hopes to sell prints of
Ms. Lam's work and donate all proceeds to this fund.
Sylvia H. Lam Endowed Cancer Research Fund
Ms. Lam worked
University of Minnesota as a research scientist
for over 30 years.
At the time of her death, she worked at the
of Minnesota Cancer Center
and spent a lot of time with the
summer interns that studied in her research lab.
The Sylvia H. Lam Endowed Cancer Research Fund was
established at the
Foundation (MMF) to further help
disadvantaged students obtain summer internships at
the University of Minnesota Cancer Center.
It will also
provide one-time scholarships to foreign or
under the guidance of members of the Cancer Center.