Longtime Claremont resident Dr. Kamol Somvichian died Wednesday, February 8 at the age of 80.
Dr. Somvichian was born to parents Phol and Chalual Somvichian on March 14, 1936 in Bangkok, Thailand. He met his wife Marielena Somvichian in New York in 1960. The couple married in 1961.
Dr. Somvichian was an accomplished scholar, earning his bachelor’s degree from Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand.