David C. Wong, chair and professor emeritus of economics at Cal State Fullerton, died July 16. He was 71.
Wong joined CSUF faculty in 1981 and served the campus as a teacher and scholar for 34 years, including several terms as Economics Department chair. He was known for his generous and kind nature, brilliant mind and one-of-a-kind wit and humor.
Wong earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of the West Indies, Jamaica, and his master’s degree and doctorate from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, Sept. 8, 11 a.m. at the Fullerton Arboretum.
Read more in this tribute from the Mihaylo College of Business and Economics.