Saburo Stone Ishimaru, born in El Centro, Calif. on May 9, 1923 and passed away peacefully on Sept. 10, 2018. Predeceased by his wife, Joan Hatsumi Ishimaru, he is survived by his children, Alison, Paul (Linda) and Tracy Ishimaru; grandchildren Lisa, Michael, Ryan, Samantha and Kyle.

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 1 p.m. at Burke Triolo Studio, 538 Mission Street, South Pasadena, CA 91030. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations be made to SPHS ASB for the Stone S. Ishimaru Visual Arts Scholarship Fund.