Ruth Sachiko Kawae passed away on Dec. 20, 2017 at the age of 82. She was born in Hawaii on Nov. 2, 1935 and was a resident of Carson, California. She is survived by her daughters, Michelle Kato, Jenny Yamasaki; son, Jeffrey (Susan) Kawae; grandchildren, Ryan Kato, Spencer Yamasaki, Travis Yamasaki, Jake Kawae and Everly Kawae. A funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018 at Green Hills Memorial Chapel, Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.