Mrs Han, Sally, Susan and Doug,
Kyung-Sup was a second father to me in my youth. My heart is filled with so many happy memories of days and nights in your family's home- escaping, with Sally, the noise of dormitory living in 1981, and then the sparseness of apartment living in 1983. And then 25 years later, he would tell me his stories, as part of my doctoral research. His stories were filled with pride and love for his family; tales of navigating a new culture, learning English, raising a family and travelling across Canada- the country he came to love. He was an inspirational man with a fierce intellect: a historian, a polyglot, a citizen of the world. He will be missed by many including me. My heart goes out to all of you, your children and partners. Rest in peace Mr. Han.
It is nice to read about his life and love for his family and travel. I remember him talking about HS visit to North Korea to visit the old relatives who had been separated by the war. We were envious that he got to travel there as a Canadian citizen. That was a great opportunity during the brief thaw in relationship. Seeing him and his wife back in 2010 brought back good memories. May he Rest In Peace. May his family find comfort and smooth grieving transitions. God bless.
Kyung-Sup will be sadly missed as a friend and a wonderful neighbour.
We could not hit a nail that he wasn’t right there giving use guidance and expert advise on how to do things the right and easy way.
Just lately we did work on our floors. Kyung was ill but the doorbell rang. He was there to help and offer advice.
I hope that the repairs around the house are complete. Can not imagine not having Kyung there.
We will surely miss him as a neighbour. He was supportive, friendly and the wonderful kind of neighbour everyone hopes for.
Never to be replaced.
We are very saddened by Uncle Kyung-sup’s passing. Aunt Yong-Hyun, Susan, Sally, Douglas and the families are in our thoughts. Uncle’s warm smile, laugh, and voice will be in our hearts forever - and the photos he took and shared with us too. We pray for God’s love, peace and strength for you during this difficult time.
Mrs. Han, Doug, Sally & Susan,
My condolences to you all for your loss. I will forever have fond memories of your father (and all of you) during our younger years in the neighborhood.
You are all in my thoughts and prayers.