David Perng Chyi, 73, of Maryland Heights, MO, passed away on February 1, 2018.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara (Chao) Chyi; son, Gary Chyi; daughter, Janice (John) Stanley; siblings, (Lucy) Chyi, (Su-Yi) Chyi, Leonard (Mary) Chyi, Karen (Luh-Maan) Chang, Jane (Bach) Chen, Michael (Sue Chen) Chyi, Jia Chyi; numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews; and granddaughter, Ellanora Stanley. David is preceded in death by his father Chueh-sheng Chyi; mother, Kuei-yun Chang; brother, Lindgren Chyi; sister, Keller Feng Chyi; brother, Hong Chyi.
David was born in Shenyang, China in 1944, and grew up in Taiwan. He was a 1966 engineering graduate of the National Taiwan University and a 1970 Masters of Science in Engineering graduate of the University of Missouri-Rolla. He worked for nearly 40 years as a professional mechanical engineer, specializing in heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning.
David was great with kids, especially his new granddaughter. He was also an avid golfer and enjoyed playing cards with his friends. David was a devout St. Louis Cardinals fan, following the team since the 1967 championship season. He shared his fandom with his wife and children, and they enjoyed going to many games together over the years.
A private memorial service was held for immediate family. Donations can be made in his honor to the American Lung Association in lieu of flowers.