Former National Forms Champion
Fresno, CA -- According to a report by KFSN-TV, Fresno martial artist and Hollywood actor Stuart Quan died suddenly here on January 8 while returning home from a snowboarding trip to Sierra Summit. He was only 42.
Quan lost consciousness while riding in the back of a car. His friends tried to revive him as paramedics rushed to the scene, but he died.
Quan owned a long-standing karate studio in North Fresno, teaching students of all ages. He was a national-ranked forms champion in the early 1980s. His expertise landed him roles in movies and TV shows, such as Lethal Weapon 4, Dragnet and Home Improvement.
At press time, an autopsy was scheduled to find out the exact cause of death. Meanwhile, Quan is being remembered by thousands of people whose lives he touched.