OBITUARY: Tashiko Shimizu

Shimizu, Tashiko, born September 6, 1925, passed away peacefully on July 6, 2010. For over 40 years she was a dedicated business owner in San Francisco’s Japantown. Through her businesses she had the opportunity to befriend Red Foxx and Rikidozan, the famous Japanese wrestler, and have Ray Charles play in her bar. After retiring, Tashiko […]