Bill Wong, legendary Vancouver Chinatown tailor, dead at 95

Matt Meuse, Gavin Fisher, Apr 16, 2017

Bill Wong, whose shop Modernize Tailors has been a fixture of Vancouver’s Chinatown for more than a century, has died at the age of 95.
Wong passed away in his sleep in the early morning hours of Saturday, April 8, his son Steven Wong told CBC News. Read more…

Bill Wong, who died age 95 on April 8, 2017, spent almost 70 years working at Modernize Tailors in Vancouver’s Chinatown. (JJ Lee)