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Sunny Lee, who ensured Utah remembered the Korean War, dies at 67 (via The Salt Lake Tribune)

By Nate Carlisle


Sunny Lee, who from her home in Springdale worked with the South Korean government to celebrate American soldiers who fought in what’s been called The Forgotten War, died Friday at Dixie Regional Medical Center. She was 67.

Her husband, John Lee, said his wife had a meeting in her home Aug. 4 with a representative of the South Korean government to talk about some of her many projects related to Korean War veterans. Later that night, John Lee said, Sunny Lee collapsed in their kitchen.

Doctors determined she suffered a brain hemorrhage. She was removed from life support on Friday.

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