Dr. Kwan Hwa Jan
January 23, 1956 – October 22, 2018
Dr. Kwan-Hwa Jan (詹光華), beloved husband to Lisa and loving father to Oliver, passed away at the age of 62 in Chicago. He resided in Northbrook, IL. Born in Taiwan, he grew up with two older sisters and a younger brother in the town of Yongjing, Changhua where he met his future wife in 1st grade. He attended Taipei Municipal Jianguo High School and National Cheng Kung University before serving as an officer in the Republic of China Marine Corps. In 1981, he immigrated to the United States to study at Northwestern University where he received his Masters and Ph.D degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. After working as a research scientist and consultant, he worked as a software engineer at HERE Technologies for the past 23 years. He achieved the American dream.
Inurnment will be held privately at Memorial Park Mausoleum, Chapel floor.