Janet Chuk Pui Yip passed away peacefully on November 29th, 2006 at Kingston General Hospital in the Intensive Care Unit. She had fought a short yet difficult battle against acute promyelocytic leukemia.
You may visit Janet as her resting place at Christ the King Catholic Cemetery (Section 2, labeled on the map) in Markham, Ontario.
The Janet Law-Yip Memorial Award in Engineering for the University of Waterloo is made possible by donations from family and friends of Janet Chuk Pui Law-Yip.
Janet received her Bachelors of Applied Sciences in Electrical Engineering posthumously, class of 2007. In her final two years, she was elected as Engineering Councillor to represent the interests of the student body in the Federation of Students (FEDS). In addition, she was an active member of the Waterloo Public Interest Research Group (WPIRG) where her involvement ranged from delivering bread for Food Not Bombs to working with neighbouring Laurier students on anti-war initiatives.
If you would like to make a donation to this fund, you may do so here. Thank you in advance for your generosity and kindness.
To US-based supporters: Kindly note that this is through a Canadian-based registered charity. If you do not need a tax receipt, you can donate at the above link by credit card. If you are an American tax resident and require a tax receipt, you will need to send in a cheque to Friends of University of Waterloo Foundation. More information can be found on the sidebar of the donation site.
Janet left a sizeable impact on the world. Below is a collection of stories and writings through which we may remember her life. If you have anything to contribute, please contact Jennifer.