Emiko Nakai of Hawthorne, Calif., passed away on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at the age of 88. She was predeceased by her husband Masaji Nakai and is survived by her sons Kei (Jennifer), David, and Steve; grandchildren Kimberley, Jonathan, Mitchell, and Catherine; as well as many brothers, sisters, nieces, and nephews. Burial service was held privately on May 23, 2017 at Evergreen Cemetery in Los Angeles.