Tributes pour in for dedicated and selfless scout leader

Mr James Tseng likened himself to the mousedeer which, despite its small size, could outwit larger animals with its quick-thinking and agility, says a former scout leader who viewed Mr Tseng as his mentor.
Mr James Tseng likened himself to the mousedeer which, despite its small size, could outwit larger animals with its quick-thinking and agility, says a former scout leader who viewed Mr Tseng as his mentor.PHOTO: ST JOSEPH'S INSTITUTION FACEBOOK PAGE

A co-founder of the scout troop at St Joseph's Institution (SJI), Mr James Tseng Yan Lin, who inspired thousands of boys for almost 50 years, died over the weekend.

He was aged 91.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 12, 2018, with the headline 'Tributes pour in for dedicated and selfless scout leader'. Print Edition | Subscribe