Valley Civic Leader Manny Wong Dies
Manny Wong, civic leader, newspaper founder and an immigrant who was vocal about his love of the United States and who sang at naturalization ceremonies, died Dec. 28 (2011) of cancer. He was 73.
“He really inspired other people to be active in the broader community through his infectious enthusiasm, confidence and his positive attitude,” said Barry Wong, former state legislator and former member of the Arizona Corporate Commission. (Barry was not related to Manny.)