NAKANO, DIANE SAKAYE, 95, of SF passed peacefully on Nov 3, 2019. Born on Sept 16, 1924 in Colusa, CA, she spent her childhood in Hiroshima and teenage yrs in Stockton until imprisoned during WWII at Gila River, AZ. Upon release, Diane moved to SF where she married and raised 4 children.

Diane is preceded in death by husband George; survived by children Gerry (Dianne Fukami), Janet (Richard Kashiwada), Phyllis (Al Souza), Curtis (Jackie) 7 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren. Diane was a long-time member of SF Buddhist Church & Buddhist Women’s Assoc.

The Nakano family wishes to thank the staff at Kimochi Home & Providence Care for their compassion, kindness, and dedication. In lieu of flowers or koden, the family requests donations be made in memory of Diane Nakano to: Kimochi Home, 1531 Sutter St., SF, CA 94109. A private memorial service will be held.

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