She was born Dec. 23, 1966, in Oak Ridge, Tenn., to Jeanne and Cheuk-Yin “Felix” Wong ’61 *66. She grew up in Oak Ridge, with two years in Copenhagen, Denmark, and a year in Lexington, Mass.
At Princeton, she majored in English, was a senior writer for the Nassau Weekly and Moonlighting Magazine, and was a member of Campus Club. After Princeton, she earned a master’s degree in anthropology from Columbia University and worked briefly as a journalist at the Bergen Record and the Anchorage Daily News.
Janet earned a medical degree in 1996 from the University of Illinois, Chicago, where she also completed her dermatology residency. She was a dermatologist and partner at New England Dermatology Associates.
Janet had a passion for outdoor activities, playing piano, creative writing, poetry, artwork, and spending time with her family and friends. She had a genuine concern for the welfare of others and was a truly compassionate person.
She is survived by her husband, Ronald Small; their children, Benjamin Jun-Ming Small and Naomi Mei-Ming Wong; her parents; brother Albert Jun-Wei Wong ’91; and sister Lisa Jun-Pei Wong ’99 and her family.