Ying wu Cheng 程颖悟
Jan 30, 1940 - Nov 9, 2022
East Lawn East Sacramento
4300 Folsom Blvd.
Sacramento, CA, 95819
Ying wu Cheng, a beloved father, grandfather and friend, passed away in peace on November 9th in UC Davis medical center, at age of 83, with his family surrounded. He was born in China, in Heilongjiang Province. He worked as an electrical technician, and an electrician class instructor. As a well-known electrical technician, he helped factories, companies, and organizations solved hard problems. He lived a tough life, but he was always strong and optimistic. He experienced poverty, discrimination, and unfair treatments brought by The Cultural Revolution. He survived lung cancer six years. During his time with cancer, he always lived an independent life. That was why he liked to call himself “a growing grass under a rock”, and with that as the book title, he wrote a novel about his life for over three hundred thousand words.
He immigrated to the US in 2001, and worked hard to learn English as a second language. He learned English in Adult School and in an English class in his senior apartment. He also liked writing poems, and enjoyed watching Chinese TV and programs.
His smiles impressed many people. His friends, relatives，electrician students, English classmates and teachers, they all like to get together with him, talk with him and had a great time.
He leaves behind a legacy of wisdom, perseverance, kindness, tolerance, and integrity.
He survived by his wife, a son, a daughter and a grandson.
His funeral will be held on November 23rd, 2022 at East Lawn in Downtown Sacramento.