Mamoru (Mo) Kanda passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 17, 2014. Born on July 25, 1924, Mo was interned at the Amache Relocation Camp early in WWII, served honorably in the U.S. Army MIS during the remainder of war and went on to become a successful structural engineer for over 60 years.
He is survived by his wife Susan of 59 years; son James; and daughters Lynn and Lori. He also leaves behind his grandchildren, Brett, Cameron, Tomo, Paige (predeceased), Mariko, Paiton, Emery and Montgomery.
A private family service was held at Senshin Buddhist Temple on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014.
Donations in memory of “Mamoru E. Kanda” can be made to:
Go For Broke National Education Center ,
USC Viterbi School of Engineering, David M. Wilson Affiliates Fund,
May he always be surrounded by light. (213) 626-0441

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