Florence Nobuko Kawagoye, 94-year-old, WWII internment survivor, Florin, Calif.-born Nisei, passed away peacefully with family at her bedside on Dec. 18, 2019. She was an avid gardener, sewer, and dog-lover.
She will be remembered for lovingly caring for her earthworms in her long-running compost bin.
Florence is survived by her husband, Mitsunori; children, Jim (Kelly) Kawagoye & Anne (David) Hirata; grandchildren, Ken (Tiffany) Kawagoye, Lauren (Piyush) Hirata Singh, Derek Hirata & Megan (Taylor) King; & great-grandchildren, Devan & Sable Kawagoye. Per her wishes, no funeral service will be held.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to your favorite animal welfare charity.