Memorial Services Announced for Local Woman, Recent Graduate of Pasadena's Future Academy, Killed in Seattle Crane Collapse

Published : Monday, May 20, 2019 | 5:09 AM

Sarap Pantip Wong, 19, was killed on Aptil 27, 2019 when a crane on top of a building in Seattle, Washington collapsed and fell on top of the car she was in.

A memorial service in remembrance of Sarap Pantip Wong, 19, a former South Pasadena resident who had recently graduated from Futures Academy in Pasadena, will be held on Saturday, May 25, at Evergreen Baptist Church, at 323 Workman Mill Road in La Puente.

Wong, a student at Seattle Pacific University, was killed during a crane collapse in Seattle, Washington on April 27.

She was a passenger in an Uber driver’s car driving through downtown Seattle when a crane erected for the construction of a Google campus collapsed and landed on six vehicles on Mercer Street. She was in one of those vehicles.

The accident killed three other people, including two workers in the construction site.

Wong’s family announced the memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday and will be followed by a reception.

The service will be live-streamed, the announcement said. A URL of the live stream will be announced as soon as possible.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Sarah Pantip Wong’s memory are requested to the following Seattle Pacific University, through;  Faith Bible Church, through; and Seeds of Life Church,

The memorial service is open to the public. Viewing at Fukui Mortuary in Los Angeles is by invitation only. Requests for invitation may be made by email to

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