Gerald Akio Iriye, 77-year-old Los Angeles, Calif.-born Sansei and longtime resident of Monterey Park, passed away after bravely fighting back from illness over several years. He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Jacqueline Michiko Iriye, nee Nakagawa. Gerald is survived by his children, Jarred Tatsuo (Joanne Han) Iriye and Kellee Aiko (Yun-Chen) Sung; grandchildren, Jonathan Akira, Ashlee Rina, Ethan Kiyoshi Sung; sisters, Jayne Deal and Joanne (Fred) Davis; sisters-in-law, Frances (Wallace) Sakaki of Nevada, Carol Chiu, and Sharon Nakagawa. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and other family members.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Centenary United Methodist Church, 300 S. Central Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90013. (213) 626-0441