In Memory of John Wong— NEWS

John-Wong

On April 15th, we mourn the loss of John Wong.

With over 20+ years at Nacht & Lewis, Wong had a lasting impact on our firm as the Principal Architect for our correction market. His extensive expertise expands across multiple projects including, Sacramento County Main Jail, Robert Matsui Federal Courthouse, El Dorado County Jail, and several CDCR projects. After his retirement, Wong proceeds to lend his efforts towards philanthropic work. He will be missed by our office for his joyous character and love for karaoke. We send our condolences to all family and friends of Wong.

His presence will continue to live on through his designs and philanthropy.

April 21, 2020

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