Sept 22, 1951 – Nov 7, 2023

HEDANI, DEAN (72), born and raised in San Francisco, passed away peacefully on Nov 7, 2023, from medical complications. He was surrounded by his immediate family.

He is survived by his children, Tamari (Richard), Dustin, and Austin; sisters Janet (Steven Yip), Barbara (Leroy Morishita), cousins, nephews, nieces, and grand nieces, and dear friends. His death was preceded by his wife Melainie (2013), mother Haruye, and father Tokuji. Dean was known for his calm presence and involvement with the Japanese-American community through the Buddhist Church of San Francisco and Japanese Benevolent Society and was a passionate bay area sports fan.

A memorial service for Dean will be held on Friday, Dec 29, 2023 at 11 am at the San Francisco Buddhist Church, 1881 Pine St. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Buddhist Church of San Francisco, Kimochi, or CPMC Foundation.

One response to “Dean Hedani”

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    Donald Michida

    Thanks to an old friend.

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