Amy “Amos” (Fujisaka/Saito) Sugimoto

Amy “Amos” Sugimoto passed away on August 20, 2020 at the age of 95. She was the youngest and last survivor of the Fujisaka family. Amy was born and raised in Los Angeles (Seinan district) only leaving during WWII when she relocated with her family to Amache, Colorado. Following the war, Amy traveled to Chicago and New York eventually returning to Los Angeles.

Amy lived a full life, raising four children alone and welcomed a new daughter and son when she married Kiyoshi Sugimoto. After living in the Los Angeles area, she moved to Huntington Beach, Gardena then to the Lomita/Torrance area. She loved living closer to her children as they were able to visit on a regular basis.

Amy loved her weekly get-togethers with her ukulele group at the senior center in Huntington Beach. She was also a member of the Orange County Plumeria Club and grew the most beautiful plumeria and orchid plants! She was a long-time member of Los Angeles Holiness Church and Wintersburg Presbyterian Church in Santa Ana.

Amy is survived by her children Patti (John) Frame, Craig (Alyce) Saito, Susan (Denis) Hotta, Doug (Joy) Saito, Dr. Tina Sugimoto, Jon (Sharon) Sugimoto, 10 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren as well as many loving nieces and nephews.

Due to the present COVID restrictions, no services are planned at this time.