July 21, 1929 – Aug. 12, 2012
Rei Ishibashi Garren was born in Nagasaki, Japan and was a resident of Carson, Calif. since 1968.
Memorial services will be held on Saturday, Sept. 8, at 2 p.m. at Gardena Buddhist Church, 1517 W. 166th St., Gardena, where she taught for many years at the Japanese Language School. She was also a nurse’s aide for over 10 years at the Community Hospital of Gardena. She is survived by her husband Frank, her son Hideki, and her four grandchildren.