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Anne Song

Tao Song

December 23, 1962 - July 01, 2021

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TAO SONG, age 58 of Hudson, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, July 1, 2021. He was the beloved husband of Min Zhong, adored father of Anne Song and Andrew Song, cherished son of Ruoxian Song and Rongshi Li, dear brother of Xin Song, admired uncle of Chun Tao, Lucy Ding, and Eddie Ding, and respected friend of many.A dedicated scholar, Tao was a graduate of Beihang University (previously, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics)...  see more
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  • Claire Draucker
    Dear Anne and family. We were so very sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. We know how close you all were and can only imagine your grief at this time. Please know you are truly in our prayers. With love, Claire and Carl
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    • Claire Draucker
      Anne Song Thank you so much, Mr. and Mrs. Draucker. Love you always <3
      • July 19, 2021
  • Frank Cao
    I planned to read this poem at Tao’s funeral service, but didn’t get the chance due to limited time. I like to post it here for sharing with Tao’s family and all others.

    I Am Learning How To Live
    by Jamey Wysocki

    I am learning how to live
    In a...  more
  • Bin Nan
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  • Jingzhi Liu
    人们常说,一个人的品格往往体现在一些小事情上。我就讲一件小事:我儿子和Andrew, Steven Yang...  more
  • Xiong Yu
    I enjoyed playing with Tao in sports over the past years and felt very sorry to lose a great teammate. Tao was a great player and team organizer on the basketball court. Not only he played great defense, he tended excited all the teammates by making...  more
  • Deep Samanta
    Tao Song was a talented, hard working, insightful and dedicated researcher with many innovations to his name and more than that, he was a genuine, kind and compassionate human being and a great friend and colleague of mine. I'll cherish our partnership...  more
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    • Deep Samanta
      Anne Song Thank you so much, Mr. Samanta. And thank you again for all your help over the last couple years.
      • July 19, 2021
  • Su Xu
    I got to know Tao when I joined Goodyear about 10 years ago. At that time, I had just graduated from school and had never worked in the states before. It was the Chinese group at Goodyear that helped me make this new environment more like home. I still...  more
  • Anne Song
    From Dengke Yang: 我們的好朋友和好球友宋弢永遠離開了,對於宋弢的英年早逝,我感覺非常的心痛。
  • Tao Qin
    Even it's been a while, I still remember how hard Tao played soccer, a sport connected us 7000 miles away after we graduated from the same college and went on chasing our dreams... RIP!!!
  • Tao Qin
  • Ben Wen
    Tao Song, a great friend and colleague for almost 25 years. We knew you from work as a dedicated, talented and hard-working person, always willing to help so many throughout the workplace. We knew you on the basket ball courts, playing alongside you...  more
  • Abbas Rahimi
    I worked with Tao on couple of projects. He was extremely innovative and smart with eye for details. May he rests in peace!
  • Mingming Lu
    I got to know Tao around 2005 on basketball court. Since then we'd played the ball game almost every week for the next 14 years until this unfortunate incident happened. There're a lot of great memories of him, on and off the court. That's also how I got...  more
  • HH Liu
    Tao was an innovative and personable colleague with integrity. Our paths crossed throughout the past years by way of various joint projects and departmental affiliations. I always enjoyed working with Tao, knowing that we were going to benefit from each...  more
  • Sean Fitzgerald
    Tao was a thoughtful and hardworking co-worker whose insights and manner are still missed to this day. I join in the sadness of his passing and add my voice to the many extending condolences to his family.
  • Changhai Zhu
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    • Changhai Zhu
      Anne Song 谢谢你分享这段感人的故事, 朱叔叔
      • July 19, 2021
  • Shizhong Duan

  • Bing Jiang
    Pray for Tao’s family!

    Always remember those time worked with Tao, great knowledge.

    Xingda Li & Bing Jiang
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    • Bing Jiang
      Anne Song Thank you so much, Li 叔叔 and Jiang 阿姨
      • July 20, 2021
  • M Du
    M Du:
    With my sympathy to Tao’s family here and far away in China.
    Tao Song was outstanding, strong and funny in many ways. From work, such as tire noise and uniformity, to sports, such as soccer, he played well and played seriously. Chatting with him...  more
  • karl sundkvist
    My sympathy to Min, Anne and Andrew as I'm sure the last couple years have been especially difficult, but as time heals keep the good memories.
    At work Tao was talented, intense and persistent so when he gave his solution you knew it had been thoroughly...  more
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    • karl sundkvist
      Anne Song Thank you so much for this story and picture, Karl.
      • July 19, 2021
  • Kevin Yang
    I always loved going to your house as a kid because your dad would say "Kevin!" and "Steven!" in a loud, silly voice. It was so fun when he played basketball with us, and I will really miss him
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    • Kevin Yang
      Anne Song Thank you, Kevin. My dad always loved seeing you and Steven.
      • July 19, 2021