Edward Tatsuo Masuda
April 19,1942 - Jan. 30, 2013
Resident of Mountain View
Edward Tatsuo Masuda, resident of Mountain View, CA, passed away peacefully on January 30, 2013. He was born April 19, 1942 in Newcastle, CA and graduated from Placer Union High School, Sierra College, and
received a degree in industrial design from San Jose State University. He started his career at Spectra Physics where he helped design the first cash register scanner, which is currently displayed at the Smithsonian, and continued his career at various start-up companies. His favorite past-times were fishing and target shooting with his friends. He is survived by his loving wife, Terrie Masuda; daughters Mari and
Misa Masuda; sisters Yuki (Aki, deceased) Tsujimoto and Emi (Wilfred,deceased) Fukushima; brother Gene (Patti, deceased) Masuda; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Kiyoto and Haruko Masuda, and brother Ken (Teruko) Masuda.
Ed was always there for his family and friends and they will greatly miss his generosity and selfless spirit.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 2pm at the Palo Alto Buddhist Temple, 2751 Louis Road, Palo Alto.