Albert (Al) Chong Lee, 92, of Cary, NC died in his home on September 7, 2017 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.Al was proud of his Chinese-American heritage. He was born on June 20, 1925 in Portland, OR. He moved to China in 1930, where he attended elementary school. After war broke out in China, Al at the age of 14 and his older brother Kay Fong Lee returned on their own to the U.S. in 1939. Without parental support, Al worked odd jobs to support himself while attending high school.