Ex-Vice President Lee Yuan-tsu dies at 94

The China Post
Date: March 9, 2017
By: Stephanie Chao

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Tributes have been paid to former Vice President Lee Yuan-tsu (李元

In this 2015 file photo, former Vice President Lee Yuan-tsu, left, is seen here at his home in Miaoli with People First Party founder James Soong. Lee has died at the age of 94 after a long battle with kidney disease. (CNA)

簇), who has died at the age of 94 after a long fight with kidney disease.

Li, vice president between 1990 and 1996 under President Lee Teng-hui, died with his family by his side at his residence in Toufen, Miaoli at 4:15 a.m., Wednesday, according to reports.

Lee had been undergoing dialysis and had been unable to eat, his former aide Chen Jin-ding told the Central News Agency.

The head of Lee’s medical team, Chuang Chi-kuang told reporters that Lee had recently refused treatment, saying the former vice president had stated his wish to die with dignity.    [FULL  STORY]

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