Henry DHerp Ly

January 31, 1968 - March 1, 2021

Ly, Henry Obituary


Henry HerpD Ly of Pasadena, CA, passed on March 1, 2021 in his home surrounded by his beloved, Jos Duong. His funeral service will be delayed for the time being due to COVID-19 restrictions. However, it will be held at Celestial Funeral Home followed by interment at Pomona Cemetery, Pomona, CA.


Henry was born on January 31, 1968, in Rosemead, CA to two loving and proud parents. He was the only child and thus grew up suffering from only child syndrome. This is something that he dealt with throughout his life, up until his last breath. He also suffered from body dysmorphia after gaining a large amount of weight, coupled with his receding hairline.


His educational experience took him to Berkeley where he a graduated with a B.A. degree in Molecular and Cell Biology. He received his Doctor of Optometry degree from UC Berkeley, School of Optometry. With his degree in optometry, he was able to achieve being called a doctor without being medically trained nor gaining proficiency to diagnose and/or treat medical ailments. His degree regulated him to prescribing glasses.


Throughout their relationship he and his partner were trying to have kids but due to their herpes diagnosis, the couple suffered a great deal of grief both physically and mentally.


In his spare time, he enjoyed sorting his tea stacks and tending to his online shop, Heirloom Tea Company, traveling, traveling the world and eating at new local restaurant, shopping, and driving around in his Lexus UX 250h. Causes that Mr. Ly holds dear to his heart is the environment and reducing trash.


He is survived by his beloved mother, father, and herp partner, Jos Duong.





April 27, 2021

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