Stanton Ikuo Tsujikawa passed away March 6, 2017 at the age of 90. Born to first-generation Japanese immigrants in what was then Thomas, Washington, Stan grew up with seven older sisters and one younger brother. With the exceptions of internment during World War II and his service in Korea, for which he was awarded the Bronze Star, Stan was a lifelong resident of Auburn where he operated a farm with his brother for more than 30 years, specializing in strawberries and raspberries. In retirement, Stan was able to enjoy his passions and hobbies like woodworking, golf and spoiling grandchildren.Excelling in all with a fine touch and patient focus.
Stan is survived by his loving wife Mary of 64 years; sons Jay and Brian; daughters-in-law Laurel and Tami, grandchildren Ryan, Marcus (Jessica), Kendra, Brenna, Sarah and Shelly; sisters Masako, Taeko, Ayame; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held on Friday, March 17, 2017 at 11am at the White River Buddhist Temple.