May Song Vang



Age: 62


Summary: Vietnamese-born American Hmong community leader and widow of iconic Hmong civil rights activist Gen. Vang Pao who was revered by many as a mother figure and a benevolent leader who helped the Hmong community in central California's San Joaquin Valley and the nation after her husband's death in 2011.



Cause of Death: Complications from cancer


Born: February 5, 1951


Died: August 5, 2013


Location: Irvine, California