Obituary of Danny Sze Leong
April 6, 1964 – Hong Kong, China
December 19, 2022 – Calgary, Alberta
Danny Leong, beloved husband of Pian “Guo X. Ma”, of Calgary, AB, passed away on Monday, December 19, 2022, at Foothills Hospital, at the age of 58 years.
Danny was born in Hong Kong, China on April 6, 1964. When he was 5 years old, he moved to Canada with his mother and other siblings, to join his father and grandparents in Calgary, Alberta.
Danny graduated from Southern Alberta Institute of Technology with a degree in Architecture. He worked for the Woods Parker Architects for about a year before his departure due to the health issues.
Danny love traveling, skiing, and music. Danny’s most memorable vacation was when traveled to Beijing, Xian, and Shanghai China with his wife and two sons in 2010.
Despite having many health issues since he was a young man, Danny was never one to complain or feel bad for himself. He was always very positive and enjoyed life to the fullest. He was a caring and humble man and will be most remembered for his kindness and smile.
Besides his loving wife Pian “Guo X. Ma”, Danny is survived by his sons, Nathan and Brendan, his brother Victor, his sisters, Jane Leo (John Leo) and Lynn Leong; and his mother Yee Chueng Leong all of Calgary. He will also be deeply missed by many extended family members, including numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and numerous friends.
Danny is also survived by his sisters-in-law, Guo Zhen Ma (Dong Ma), of China and Guo Lian Ma (Tim Li), of Calgary, as well as his mother and father-in-law, Yu Cui Xie and Jin Wo Ma, of Calgary. Danny was predeceased by his father Henry Leong.
Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway (Crowfoot, 82 Crowfoot Circle NW, Calgary, AB), on Friday, December 30, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. Condolences, memories and photos can also be shared and viewed here.
If desired, a donation can be made in Danny’s name to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 – 325 Manning Rd. N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 2P5 Telephone: (403) 205-3966, email firstname.lastname@example.org. or to the Calgary Foothills Hospital through the Calgary Health Foundation, at : Calgary Health Foundation – Foothills Hospital, Suite 800, 11012 Macleod Trail S.E., Calgary, AB T2J 6A5, Telephone: (403)943-0615, www.thetrust.ca.
In living memory of Danny Leong, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Crowfoot, 82 Crowfoot Circle NW, Calgary, AB T3G 2T3, Telephone: 403-241-0044.