Sik Kok Kwong


Age: 85

Summary: Hong Kong-born Buddhist monk and the first president of the Hong Kong Buddhist Association who was lauded for promoting his religion and organizing charitable services, but also faced criticism over controversial comments amid accusations that Tsz Shan Monastery (of which Kok Kwong was chairman of the board of directors) was built to be the final resting place of Asia's richest man Li Ka-shing.

Cause of Death: Lengthy illness

Born: May 16, 1919

Died: November 16, 2014

Happy Valley, Hong Kong