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