Service for Tsugiko Nishimura was held on Nov. 3, 2012. Tsugiko was born on March 26, 1919 in Portland, Oregon, grew up in Japan and was then a long-time resident of Gardena for 53 years. She passed away peacefully at the age of 93 years on October 26th, 2012. She is survived by her daughter Tomiye (Tadaaki) Maeda, son Shunji (Patti) Nishimura, five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and her sister Mieko Hamasaki in Japan. (213) 626-0441