Jessica Lum

SAN FRANCISCO — The Asian American Journalists Association is saddened by the death of Jessica Lum, 25, of the Sacramento Chapter on Jan. 13.

AAJA extends its condolences to her family, friends and the many she touched with her work as a multimedia journalist.

Her impact was noted in obituaries in Mission Local and The Sacramento Bee.

Lum died of cancer. She shared her experience online through all its challenges, the grim details and the humor she found along the way. The chronicles of her battle with the disease were featured in The Modesto Bee and Pacific Citizen.

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