Ms. Su Yon Park

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“I'm very sad to know that Su has left us. We worked together once and she made a difficult situation tolerable, even meaningful. She was a very...Read More »
1 of 30 | Posted by: Louis Roussel

“I miss you Su ”
2 of 30 | Posted by: David Irving - CA

“I just learned of Su's passing. I worked with her at Kaiser San Rafael. She was a luminous force of nature. What a profound loss - for all whom she...Read More »
3 of 30 | Posted by: Leslie Chatham - San Rafael, CA

“I just learned of Su Park's passing by reading in the Oakland Tribune that she was one of the recipients of the California Peace Prize. I was so...Read More »
4 of 30 | Posted by: Bari Johnson-Glass - Oakland, CA

“Today was very sad for me.. I just walked in the clinic looking to check on su and they had told me she had passed.. I'm hurt deeply cause she was a...Read More »
5 of 30 | Posted by: Deon Glasper - Oakland, CA

“I have always admired Su's strength, energy, & outspoken nature. Back in 1996 we all started graduate school together & she hosted a sleepover party...Read More »
6 of 30 | Posted by: Helen Hsu - Fremont, CA

“I miss you Su - your smile, your quirkiness and infectious laughter. Cancer sucks. ”
7 of 30 | Posted by: Ted van der Linden - CA - Friend

“I am so saddened to hear about Su's passing. She was such a sweet, loving, hilarious, passionate, and loyal friend, and a truly gifted, dedicated,...Read More »
8 of 30 | Posted by: David Celniker - Oakland, CA

“I have fun memories of being with Su at the University of Redlands. I am saddened to hear of her passing and my sincere condolences go out to her...Read More »
9 of 30 | Posted by: Jeni Gonong Bartel - San Diego, CA

“Su made an incredible contribution to the field of school-based heath centers with her work on mental health, violence prevention, conflict...Read More »
10 of 30 | Posted by: Serena Clayton - Dir., California School Health Centers Associat - CA

“I will always remember her energy and smile! ”
11 of 30 | Posted by: Bonnie J Durr - Oakland, CA

“I send my condolences to Su's family. She gave much to the young people in our community. Her work and generosity will always be remembered. ”
12 of 30 | Posted by: Jill Miller - Oakalnd, CA

“My condolences to the Park family. May god continure to watch over your family and bless you. Sincerely, Shannon Singleron-Banks ”
13 of 30 | Posted by: Shannon Singleton-Banks - Oakland, CA

“Su was a committed and thoughtful colleague and I am grateful to have met her. Funny (--really funny!) and strong (-- yes (lol) pretty strong!!)--Su...Read More »
14 of 30 | Posted by: Barbara Loza-Muriera - Oakland, CA

“Su was as kind, funny, insightful, energetic, caring, unique, brilliant, generous, dedicated, and fun-loving a partner as I could have ever hoped for...Read More »
15 of 30 | Posted by: Anne Marks - Oakland, CA

“Su was an amazing person. Her life was short but her spirit will be eternal. Although we lost touch over the years I will never forget that smile,...Read More »
16 of 30 | Posted by: Jason Brown - Roseville, CA

“Su was beautiful inside and out! Her smile never ended, she will be missed. ”
17 of 30 | Posted by: Kelly Feeney - Buena Park, CA

“Sending condolances and love out to the Park family, and to Su's friends. May your tears of sadness turn to tears of joy when you remember the good...Read More »
18 of 30 | Posted by: Mary Rosenbloom - Yorba Linda, CA

“Big loss for us. I'll never forget the day I met Su about 6 years ago..I can see her in my mind so clear. She isn't a women that flys under the...Read More »
19 of 30 | Posted by: Kelly - NY, NY

“Su was prefer to me as a client through a former co-worker over two years ago. Immediately I was drawn to her positive, quirky fun personality. We...Read More »
20 of 30 | Posted by: Hung Tran - San Francisco, CA

“Su, you are loved and missed. ”
21 of 30 | Posted by: Candace Clark Trinchieri - CA

“Dearest Su and Family, Su is a woman whom I respected and trusted immensely. She was a shining light in our sorority. The void of her laugh and...Read More »
22 of 30 | Posted by: Kristen Parker-Newcomer - CA

“Life is not fair, that is what Su used to say to me when I whined about my life. She was a good friend with a warm caring soul and I can hear her...Read More »
23 of 30 | Posted by: Albert - Washington, DC - Friend

“We went to school together at Redlands. I'm so sorry for your loss. I'll never forget that smile. ”
24 of 30 | Posted by: Kirsten "Kirt" Cline (Johnson) - CA

“Dearest Su, You never failed to brighten my day whenever I saw you smile - even in photos. People like you are few and far between. The world is...Read More »
25 of 30 | Posted by: Mike Basart - Huntington Beach, CA

“Deepest sympathy to Su's family. Su was one of the reasons I became a Delta. She will be remembered by many. ”
26 of 30 | Posted by: Libby Frazier - Tacoma , WA

“You are missed. ”
27 of 30 | Posted by: Heather "Pesco" Thomas

“So very sad to hear this. I am shocked. Beautiful person. ”
28 of 30 | Posted by: Jennifer Lake - Yuma, AZ

“Words cannot express what I feel. I miss you and love you, Su. ”
29 of 30 | Posted by: Cindy No - CA - baby sister

“My deepest sympathies and love ”
30 of 30 | Posted by: Angela Eilers - Yorba Linda, CA


Su Yon Park, 41, passed away on Thursday, September 20, 2012 in San Francisco, CA.

Su grew up in Las Vegas, NV. She graduated from Las Vegas High School and went on to Redlands University and then got her Psy.D from California School of Professional Psychology. She was a licensed psychologist and clinical coordinator at Children's Hospital and Research Center Oakland. Su was recently nominated and awarded the 2012 California Peace Prize for the outstanding work she has done in preventing violence and promoting peace.

Su not only had a passion for helping others, but she also helped animals by volunteering/rescuing dogs and cats. She enjoyed reading, shopping, planning activities, travelling, helping others, and showering others with love, laughs, and undivided attention. She had a tremendous gift of sharing her beautiful smile and infectious laugh.

Su is survived by her parents, Yong and Sook Park, four sisters (Mindy Leigh, Hee Tsutsui, Ju Lawrence, and Cindy No), and her loving nieces, nephews, and numerous other relatives.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to Su's legacy that she has left behind.

www.chofoundation.org/suparkmemorial