FOLEY--Thomas.Japan Society staff and Board of Directors mourn the loss of The Honorable Thomas Foley, a former ambassador to Japan recognized for his profound impact on improving interchange and understanding between Japan and the US. We are grateful for his enduring relationship with the Society, including participation in the Parliamentary Exchange, as Annual Dinner speaker and awardee, and his centennial support. We extend our deep condolences to his family and friends. Wilbur Ross, Chairman Motoatsu Sakurai, President

Published in The New York Times on Oct. 21, 2013