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betty ting pei’s apartment

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On July 20, 1973, Bruce Lee and his agent, Raymond Chow, visited this apartment (then known as Bik Wah Court) of Taiwanese actress, Betty Ting Pei. She lived in Flat A3/1F.

After working on a script for awhile, Lee complained of a headache (he had been diagnosed several months prior of cerebral edema). Pei offered him a Equagesic- a type of painkiller that included a muscle relaxer. Lee took the mediaction and then took a nap, and never woke up. He was pronounced dead at Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

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lakeview cemetery

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Both Bruce Lee and his son, Brandon Lee (The Crow), are buried in Lakeview Cemetery.

Bruce Lee died on July 20, 1973 of a cerebral edema (swelling of the brain) brought about by taking the medication Equagesic. He was 32 years old.

The martial arts icon was buried at lot 276 of Lakeview Cemetery. Pallbearers at his funeral on July 31, 1973 included Taky Kimura, Steve McQueen, James Coburn, Chuck Norris, George Lazenby, Dan Inosanto, Peter Chin, and Lee's brother Robert.

Brandon Lee died of an accidental gunshot wound on March 31, 1993 in Wilmington, North Carolina, on the set of The Crow. He was 28 years old. The private funeral was held in Seattle on April 3, 1993.

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edison technical school (former)

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On Sept 3, 1959, Bruce Lee enrolled at the Edison Technical School to complete his high school equivalency. He graduated on December 2, 1960.

Today, the location is part of Seattle Central College.

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jun fan gung fu institute (former)

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Bruce Lee opened his first Jun Fan Gung Fu Institute at this address in Seattle in 1963. Lee lived in the back of this address during this time.

It was also at this time that Bruce Lee began taking an interest in one of his students, Linda Emery. Lee and Emery were married the following year in 1964.

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ruby chow restaurant (former)

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After getting in numerous fights with street gangs in Hong Kong, Bruce Lee was sent by his parents back to America.

He arrived in 1959, and lived and worked at the Ruby Chow restaurant in Seattle. Ruby Chow was a restauranteur that became the first Asian American to serve on the King County Council (Seattle), where she served three terms.

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