Tom Shoso Nakatsukasa

Dec. 26, 1929 — April 8, 2018

Tom Shoso Nakatsukasa, 88, a longtime resident of Gardena and Escondido, passed away on April 8, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Aiko; children Todd (Cyd), Roy (Susan), Grace; and 4 grandchildren. Tom proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps after being released from Poston Internment Camp and went on to work many years for Hughes Aircraft Company in engineering. After retiring, he built a house in Escondido, Calif., where he pursued his retirement hobby of farming and enjoyed tending his 3 acres of longan fruit trees. Private family services to be held.