July 7, 1940 – Dec. 13, 2015
Chiyoko Matsubara passed away peacefully on Dec. 13, 2015. She is survived by her husband, Bob, and brother, Shingo Tanaka in Japan, many sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews and nieces in Japan, California and Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Chiyoko got much joy in teaching Japanese traditional dancing. She also arranged shows that featured her students and many accomplished dancers and singers from both the United States and Japan. She leaves behind many friends, fellow dancers and singers in California, Nevada, New Jersey and Kyushu, Japan.
Chiyoko will forever be in our hearts. In lieu of flowers/koden, her wish was for contributions to be made to the charity of your choice.
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