Clifford Honda of Canoga Park passed away on Nov. 10, 2017 at the age of 67. Raised in Santa Barbara, he served honorably in the U.S. Air Force, received a biology degree from UCSB, and retired after 31 years with Litton Industries and Northrup Grumman.

Cliff is preceded in death by his father, Bill Kaoru; and survived by his mother, Lucille of Santa Barbara; brothers David (Cindy) of Vail, Colo.; Paul (Marie) of Diamond Bar; and Mark of Bothell, Wash. He is also survived by nieces Natalie (Tyler) and Katy; nephews Davey, William and Daniel; grandnephew Otto; and many cousins in California, Hawaii and Massachusetts.

A memorial service was held on Dec. 15 at the Chapel at Santa Barbara Cemetery.