Sept. 4, 1932-Aug. 27, 2018
Palo Alto, California
Yuji passed away peacefully at home in Palo Alto on Monday August 27 at the age of 85. He was a long time member and volunteer of the Palo Alto Buddhist Temple and worked at General Electric. Yuji grew up in Wheatland, California and was valedictorian of Wheatland High School 1950. Yuji graduated from UC Berkeley in 1954 and served as an officer in the army. Yuji was an avid San Francisco Giants fan. Yuji is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Eimi Kimura Okano; his children Cary Okano (Greg), Garett (Maria) Okano, Kim (Mark) Shimazaki; grandchildren Markus, Carlos, Claire, Zackary, Anna and Leah. He also leaves his sister Alice.