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HIRABAYASHI, Gordon Kiyoshi
Professor Emeritus, Department of Sociology, University of Alberta
April 23, 1918 - January 2, 2012
He will be sadly missed by his wife, Susan Carnahan; daughters: Sharon (Gerry Yuen), Marion (Doug Oldenberg); and son, Jay (Barbara Bourget); Susan's daughters: Lesley (Greg Bondar), Allison Secord, Heather Secord (Sue Jodoin); grandchildren: Steven, Tiarra, Shelley, Alisha, Jennifer, Bodhi, Daniel, Kai, Joseph, Drew, Gareth, Elyse, Andreas and Shea; great- grandchildren: Hannah, James, Bronwyn, Soren, Kobi, Louis, Matthias, Amelia and Kinley; as well as his brother, Jim and sister, Esther Furugori.
Many thanks to the staff of Second Lynnwood for their compassionate, ongoing care. Cremation has taken place.
A Memorial Meeting for Worship in the manner of Friends (Quakers) will take place at 1:00 p.m., Friday, January 6, 2012 at the Argyll Community League/Edmonton Japanese Canadian Association building, 6750 - 88 Street, Edmonton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Capital Care Lynnwood Renovation Fund; The Gordon Hirabayashi Scholarship Fund, Department of Sociology, University of Alberta; The Gordon Hirabayashi Endowment Fund, University of Washington, Seattle.
To send condolences:
Foster & McGarvey Ltd.
10011 - 114 Street
Edmonton, AB
Phone: 780-428-6666

Published in The Edmonton Journal from Jan. 4 to Jan. 5, 2012
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