Richard Yutaka Fukuhara
August 20, 1944 – December 4, 2018
FUKUHARA, RICHARD YUTAKA, age 74, passed away on December 4, 2018. The son of Henry Kiyoshi and Mary Sadako Fukuhara, Richard was born on August 20, 1944 at Minidoka Internment Camp. Richard was an advertising photographer and in his later years created the Shadows for Peace non-profit organization that produced forums and shows to remember the victims and survivors (hibakusha) of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings in 1945.
Richard is predeceased by his parents and survived by his two young adult children, Julia Sadako (Mark Painting) Fukuhara and Derek Kiyoshi (Jen Hackler) Fukuhara; brothers Victor (Masako), Larry, and Trace (Joann); and sisters Sandi Saiki, and Aki (Mike) Vaughn; nephews and nieces Tony (Carol) Fukuhara, Cindy Fukuhara, Douglas Masuda, Erin Masuda, Jeff Fukuhara, Tricia Fukuhara; and grandniece Paige Fukuhara and grandnephew Warren Fukuhara.
Public funeral service will be held on Friday, December 14, 10:00AM at Grace First Presbyterian Church, 3955 N Studebaker Rd., Long Beach, CA 90808.
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