Hi Duk Lee, Los Angeles Koreatown pioneer, dead at 79

NBC News - 03-21


Hi Duk Lee, a Korean business owner in Los Angeles and one of the pioneers of the city’s Koreatown, has died, NBC News has confirmed. Lee's daughter, Helen Lee, said he died March 7, about six months after a cancer diagnosis. The family, which held a private service March 14, was shocked by the number of people who attended.