Donald Katsumi Sakaki passed away on Dec. 10 after a long illness. A long-time resident of Torrance, he is survived by his wife of 66 years, Helen, and his three children: Douglas (Kathy) Sakaki; Lynne (Don) Lee; and Lori (Charles) Kettler; his three granddaughters: Julie Sakaki, Morgan Lee and Lorynne Kettler; and two great-grandchildren: Koah and Brayden.

The family will be hosting a Celebration of Life on Saturday, Jan. 19, at 12 noon at the South Coast Botanical Gardens at 26300 Crenshaw Blvd., Palos Verdes 90274. In lieu of koden and flowers, please make donations to your favorite charity.