- 73 years old
- Date of birth: Jan 30, 1937
- Date of passing: Apr 24, 2010
|Let the memory of Alex be with us forever. We love you and miss you dearly, Alex.|
This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Alex Cheng. We will remember him forever. We invite you to share photos, stories, thoughts, and prayers for Alex on this site.
Donations may be made to:
US Sailing: http://tinyurl.com/us-sailing
Defending Our Oceans, Greenpeace: http://tinyurl.com/defend-oceans
Thank you for visiting Alex's site!
You live on in our memories of the impact you have had in our lives."
"Hi Daddy! Happy Birthday! Today is your 80th birthday, can you believe that!? Love you so much and miss you tons, as always. You've been in my dreams a lot; it's been so wonderful seeing you. :) Love you! <3"
"Thinking of you, Dad!!! <3"
"Our thoughts turn to you again, Alex, despite the years that have passed because of the lasting ways you have touched our lives."
"Happy birthday, Daddio!! Thinking of you today and send you a big hug!!"
"Thinking of you much, dear Alex, and love and miss you."
"Another birthday, another year, but the memories of the special person live on in his family, his impact, and our lives."
"Thinking of your smiling face tonight, Dad! I miss you and love you. So much has happened the past four years, I wonder what you are thinking watching us from above and around. :-) I love you and wish you were here to talk with and give me wonderful fatherly advice. I hope you are enjoying yourself wherever you are in the universe and taking care of Shmokey, your favorite black panther, too! Love you both so much."
"Love you, dearest Papa. Thinking of you always."
"I wrote on your Facebook wall already :), but Happy Birthday, wonderful papa smurf! Love you and miss you."
The days pass but you remain in our hearts and our memories."
If you have been reborn
You are almost four
If you are around
Let us know
Happy birthday, Alex!"
"Happy birthday, dear Alex! Love you and miss you very much."
"Happy birthday Papa Cheng! Your are missed and loved by many."
"your soft golden light shines in those lives you have touched."
"Thinking of you today, Daddio!!! I'm sending you a big hug wherever you are. I love you."
Life after death
Where are you?
Future of the human race
Is it what you would like to see?
Is it going anywhere?
I miss your opinion!
We miss you!"
"The years pass. The memories remain. Alex, you are missed and in our thoughts."
"Happy Birthday, Daddy! I miss you so much and feel your presence and light. I love you beautiful, kind, amazing Daddy!!! You live on forever in our hearts and minds. <3"
Yet still cold
And still love
We miss you! Alex"
"Happy birthday, Dad!!! I'm thinking of you and am wanting to give you a big hug to celebrate all that's going on with my work! It's all your genes, ya know! Love you and thank you for all your support and guidance over the years!!! :) :) :)"
"Happy Father's Day, Daddy!!! I love and miss you so much! I'm wearing the button with your photo all day! You are such a radiant being!!"
"This evening Mama and I went to Skate's on the Bay and we felt your presence, Daddy. The setting sun cast its soft golden light over the peaceful water, and I knew you were there. I feel you with me always, and especially when I'm near the water. I'm so excited to be moving back to the Bay that was so dear to you, Daddy. I love you!"
"Yes, two years have past, but memory of the bright smile, the joyful story, the joie de vie continues. I miss our chats, Alex."
"Wow, it has been 2 years... Mom, Brent and I just had lunch at Skates on the Bay with a beautiful view of the water and Golden Gate Bridge. Steph called when we finishing, so we were all present. :) Thank you Dad for all the wonderful memories sailing, eating at new places, and being together! :)"
"Thank you for shining your beautiful light in this world. It will forever burn so brightly and warm so many people."
"I love you and miss you so much, Daddy. May you be free and at peace in your beautiful ocean of light. Thinking of you always."
"I love and miss you, Alex."
"Happy Birthday Papa Cheng! Your loving presence fills this world with so much light."
"Happy birthday, Dad!!! I miss you.... Every time I see someone in a Hawaiian shirt and sandals I think of you and your hang loose spirit! I know you are well smiling down on us wherever you are! love you, melanie (It's still your birthday in Pacific Time!!)"
"Happy Birthday, Daddy! I love you so much. You are dearly missed!!"
"The days and weeks pass, and they do little to alter the clear memory of your being among us and touching us with your vitality and humanity. We miss you, Alex.
-Peter and Susan"
"Alex, your presence was felt throughout the Fourth of July weekend, especially while eating lunch at the Allens and sailing in some of your favorite spots. Thank you for being an inspiration to us all. Your radiance shines forever in the countless lives you touched."
"Alex, we think of you often. Your humanity is an inspiration to us all."
"A year has passed but we feel your spirit in our lives.
"Dad, I miss you and am thinking of you today. love, melanie"
"I love you and miss you so much, Daddy. You were such an amazing man and father!!"
"Thinking about you Dad... I love you and miss you!"
"Alex was such a fun person to be around and I am thankful that I had a chance to talk with him at our 40th Stanford GSB reunion. He is missed by all of us."
"I have fond memories of Alex's warmth and energy. I especially remember how loving proud he was of his family. I feel so fortunate to have known him.
with love to the whole Cheng family"
"I love you Daddy. I miss you so much. I feel your presence every day. You are all around us, and you will live on in our hearts forever. I love you so much, Daddy."
"I wish I had known him longer. Although I had limited encounters in emails and a meeting, Alex was always open-minded, welcoming new ideas and facilitating--a rare quality in the real world. Thanks!"
"I remember Alex as a great sailor and storyteller. Sailing across the bay with he and Stephanie and having a rare dolphin sighting will always be a special memory."
"I remember Alex's kindness and humor, and the interesting conversations that always seemed to be happening in the Cheng household. I am grateful to have known him."
"Alex was always present and involved, as he worked effortlessly to connect with his friends!
We will miss his friendship!"
"Alex was a great neighbor. We have missed the Cheng's since they left Portola Valley, but feel the loss of Alex nonetheless. Our condolences to the whole Cheng family."
"Fond memories from High School of a fun parent who let us hang out in his hot tub and encouraged our maturity by treating us like peers...
- Roger Chen, Classmate of Brenton's"
"It didn't take me long to realize that Alex Cheng was one of the most intelligent, humorous, and selfless men I have had the pleasure to know. We enjoyed sailing, dining and being with Alex and Jan."
"Alex, I am so fond of your whole family. Always, you had a warm welcome for Brent's childhood friends, conversed with us like we were adults, and marveled with such obvious joy at all of us."
"Alex was a great consultant with great insight and a wonderful sense of humor! It will be greatly missed by all of us here at Tailor Made."
"Frankly speaking, we did not have the opportunity to get to know Cousin Alex very well. But after reading about his life, we truly regret that we (8-9-3 and family) missed the chance to do so. With love from Tokyo, Japan."
"Alex, you great Cosmopolitan consultant, you lived, learned, loved and left your legacy in splitting all of your seconds with us
……you’ll always keep a place in our hearts."
"I remember Alex as a great photographer at my wedding,
sailing with him, being kind to my parents and listening to him as he proudly gave a speech at Brent's wedding. I will miss that big smile!"
"The memories I have of him are still with me. I remember him as Brenton's father, and someone who was warm, kind, thoughtful, generous, and funny. He will be be missed. He will always be remembered."
"I missed a great friend in my life. We were worked together, no matter a joy day or a rough day, you always gentle and optimistic. I learned so much from you."
"'It's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years' - Abraham Lincoln"
"We will always remember the special times we had together. Alex will always live on in all of the members of the Ford family."
"You were and are an amazing soul and inspiration to us all. We love you so much and are so grateful to have you as our wonderful, generous, loving father, laughing buddy, and friend. We miss you!"
"I love you and miss you so much, Daddy!!"
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