November 5th, 1963 - March 20th, 2021 Thomas Wayne Yuge was born on November 5th, 1963, in Inglewood, LA County, California. God chose to take his son home on March 20th, 2021 in Anaheim, California. Surviving him are his three sons Joshua Ryan, Jeremy Thomas, Daniel James, daughter-in-law Melissa "Meli" Batimana (Yuge) and Grandson River James Yuge. As River said, "Grandpa Tom is my bestfriend." He also leaves behind his father Thomas Tsutomu Yuge and Mother Sylvia Ann Fjelstad (Yuge) and Sister Carrie Kiyoko Yuge, plus many Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and many friends. He was a man who loved God, who was always willing to help others, especially family, he had such a loving, positive outlook on life, and a great sense of humor. He never had an unkind word to say about anyone. He will be greatly missed by family and so many others. A memorial service will be held May 1st at 10:30 AM, at Generations Church 18422 Bloomfield Ave, Cerritos, CA. A private burial will be held at a later date at Green Hills Memorial Park, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA.
Published in Palos Verdes Peninsula News on Apr. 27, 2021.