Those whose lives he touched repaid his efforts with a ceremony of dedication.
The new North High School Art Gallery is now named the 'Jon Michael Siau Art Gallery.'
Siau has been an art teacher for 42 years and says he did his work out the love of art.
Some of Siau's students have also gone on to be art designers to well known celebrities and been invited to London's Oxford University.
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