Though ill, Dr. Chi insisted on going to the polls to vote on Election Day this past November. He cherished the freedoms that he enjoyed as an American citizen.
Dr. Chi is survived by his wife Mary; daughter, Christine Yong-Hwa Chi and granddaughter, Elizabeth Chi Urias of New York City; daughter, Jennifer Yong-Hee Chi, son-in-law, Jason Clinton Glenn and granddaughter, Willamina Emmanuelle (Roma) Glenn of Brooklyn; son, Christopher Yong-Min Chi, daughter-in-law, Vicki Lynn Chi and grandchildren, Nathan Dean Chi, Anna Elaine Chi, Laurel Elizabeth Chi and Clark Christopher Yong-Min Chi of Franklin, Tenn.; son, Jonathan Yong-Hwan Chi, daughter-in-law, Lisa Fisher Chi and granddaughter, Gemma Josephine Chi of Milwaukee, Wis.; and son, Michael Yong-Ahn Chi, daughter-in-law, Margaret Hess Chi and grandchildren, Augustus Hess Clark Chi and Henrietta Hess Clark Chi of New York City.
He is also survived by his eight siblings and Elizabeth Chi of Stockholm, Sweden.
Dr. Chi will be memorialized at a private ceremony at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Richfield Springs. Donations in Dr. Chi’s memory may be made to Friends of Bassett Healthcare Network, designated to Bassett Medical Center, online at www.bassett.org/our-network/friends-of-bassett/online-donations.