Perry Chen's Father, Dr. Changyou Chen, Sadly Passed Away Last Thursday

It is with great sadness that I report Dr. Changyou Chen, father of AWN contributing writer and Ingrid Pitt animator Perry Chen, passed away from cancer last Thursday, July 19.

Perry showing his father some of his latest work on his tribute film, Changyou's Journey.

It is with great sadness that I report Dr. Changyou Chen, father of AWN contributing writer and Ingrid Pitt: Beyond The Forest animator Perry Chen, passed away from cancer last Thursday, July 19.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to Perry and his mom, Dr. Zhu Shen, on their terrible loss.

Zhu sent me this information regarding the memorial service being held this Sunday:

Our memorial service for my husband, Perry's dad, Dr. Changyou Chen who passed away July 19 from terminal cancer, details below, pl RSVP by tomorrow Friday: Time: 3 pm, July 29, 2012 (Sunday) Venue: Zhu & Perry's home            10829 Corte de Marin, San Diego, CA 92130 (858-761-7955 cell#) Things to bring: A favorite dish to share, memories and reflections to share with guests                        Donation to Perry's animation film about Changyou's life "Changyou's Journey" (which I will produce) is welcome and greatly appreciated.  We thought this would be the best way to recognize Changyou's life and legacy, through his own son's creativity and imagination. Other ways to donate will be announced shortly, likely on Perry's website, http://perryspreviews.com.