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Former PAP MP Dixie Tan dies

Published on Apr 23, 2014 3:24 PM
 
A former Member of Parliament, Dr Dixie Tan, died on Wednesday morning after a two-month illness with brain cancer. -- ST FILE PHOTO: FRANCIS ONG PUAY GUAN

A former Member of Parliament, Dr Dixie Tan, died on Wednesday morning after a two-month illness with brain cancer.

A family member told The Straits Times that she passed away peacefully just after midnight. The former cardiologist and family therapist was 78.

She is survived by retired cardio-thoracic surgeon Dr Tan Ngoh Chuan, 83; son Russel, 54, daughters Grace, 50, and Jacinta, 49, and grandson Christian Lim, seven.

The late Dr Tan was a People's Action Party MP for Ulu Pandan from 1984 to 1991.

 
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