Frank Masatoshi Uto, a 46-year-old Santa Monica-born resident of Desert Hot Springs, CA, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on February 24, 2016. Funeral service to be held at the West Los Angeles Buddhist Temple (310/477-7274) on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Lynn Uto; son, Brendan; mother, Ritsuko; sisters, Rika Uto and Satomi Uto-Schupp; nephews, Robby and Andrew Schupp; parents-in-law, Carl and Mary Branstetter; sisters-in-law, Christi Branstetter and Annie (Sage) Spirtos, and many other relatives.