Mr. Yoshio Nishimoto passed away on May 1, 2017. The architect and native Angeleno was 84 years old.
He is survived by his wife, Yoshiko Nishimoto; sons, Rei and Dan Nishimoto; daughter-in-law, Barbara Palley; and grandson, Ezra Thelonious Nishimoto.
The family will be conducting a celebration of Yosh’s life on Sunday, May 28, 3 p.m. at Fukui Mortuary “Chapel in the Garden,” 707 E. Temple St., Los Angeles, Calif.
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