KUBOKAWA, EIJI or ED as most people knew him, passed away peacefully in Bellevue, WA on December 21, 2021 at the age of 96. Eiji was born in San Francisco, attended Lowell High School, graduated from U.C. Berkeley, and worked for many years at Modern Foods and Kasho in San Francisco as a commodities buyer. At the end of his career, he set up the produce packing operation for Campbell Foods in Fresno, CA. An Army veteran of World War II, he was incarcerated at the Topaz, Utah Concentration Camp. Ed served as co-president of his local JACL chapter, and with his wife Ellen, attended the Seattle National Convention to support their candidate for JACL President. Ed is survived by his blended family; Jo Anne, Joyce, Jon, Jay, Bruce and Dale.

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