Kanji Yasutomi, 71 years old, born in Kin, Okinawa, Japan, and a resident of Whittier, passed away peacefully on July 18, 2023.

A dedicated U.S. Army infantryman and esteemed Norwalk judo sensei, Kanji leaves behind a lasting legacy in his community.

He owned and operated Yasutomi Farms for 25 years, growing from humble beginnings to a distinguished wholesale grower of Japanese vegetables, supplying  farmers’ markets and grocery stores throughout Southern California.

Kanji was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He is survived by his beloved wife, Ruriko; his three sons, Jake, Eugene, and Kevin; and grandchildren, Enzo and Maya.

Please join us in honoring Kanji Yasutomi’s memory at Rose Hills Memorial Park – SkyRose Chapel, 3888 Workman Mill Rd., Whittier, CA 90601.

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