Fangshi Sun Obituary

Fangshi  Sun
Fangshi Sun

April 20, 1951 - June 13, 2020
Born in Beijing, China
Resided in Waterford, Connecticut


Fangshi Sun, 69, of Waterford, CT passed away on June 13th while in his home.

He was born on April 20th, 1951 to Yin Tian Yan and Jin Gui Sun in Beijing, China. He moved to the United States in September 1982 where he received his Master’s degree in statistics at Purdue University and subsequently went on to receive his PhD from the University of Florida and post doctorate from Purdue University. He initially worked at Pfizer Inc and then at Schering Plough and Merck as a biostatistician in the animal sciences department.

He liked going for long walks outdoors and taking in the sights and sounds of nature. He was a ping pong enthusiast and enjoyed playing tennis with his daughter. He also loved dogs and was brought to smiles by his family’s French bulldogs. Most of all, he loved his family and was dearly devoted to them.

He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Wei Li, his daughter Yan Sun and his grandson Timo Truong as well as his sister Yi Qing Sun and brother Rongshi Sun and Junshi Sun. He will be forever remembered as a loving husband, father, and grandfather.

A private service will be held in his remembrance. Online condolences may be shared with the family at





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