Peranakan Association's ex-chief Lee Kip Lee dies at 96

Mr Lee Kip Lee and his sons (from left) Andrew, 52, Peter, 55, Dick, 62, and John, 57, on Christmas Eve. The retired businessman died of kidney cancer a few days later, on Dec 29.
Mr Lee Kip Lee and his sons (from left) Andrew, 52, Peter, 55, Dick, 62, and John, 57, on Christmas Eve. The retired businessman died of kidney cancer a few days later, on Dec 29.PHOTO: COURTESY OF PETER LEE

Mr Lee Kip Lee, the former president of The Peranakan Association Singapore and father of singer-songwriter Dick Lee, has died of kidney cancer. He was 96.

The retired businessman died in hospital on Dec 29 last year and was cremated on Wednesday.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 05, 2019, with the headline 'Peranakan Association's ex-chief Lee Kip Lee dies at 96'. Print Edition | Subscribe