Allyson Nakasone

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Allyson Nakasone Allyson Nakasone, 54, unexpectedly passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at her home in Morro Bay. She is survived by her loving mother, siblings, and beloved nieces, all of Orange County. After moving to San Luis Obispo in 1994, Allyson became an active member in the community. To everyone who met her, Allyson embodied altruism and integrity as well as exuberance and playfulness. Along with her sense of humor, Allyson's love of music was known by everyone she came in contact with. She was a self-taught guitarist who loved jamming with her friends. Allyson was loved and admired by all. After graduating from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a degree in Soil Science and a minor in Land Use, she combined her passions for environmentalism and serving the public to become a certified EcoBroker and realtor at Coldwell Banker Premier. Allyson had worked for or served on the Board of Directors of ECOSLO for nearly 20 years. At the time of her death, she was Chair of ECOSLO and working hard to build awareness and respect for that 40+ year old local organization. Besides ECOSLO, Allyson was devoted to environmental awareness, recycling, and worm composting, recycling, and more. She was a member of the Botanical Gardens and the UC Master Gardener program. Additionally, she worked hard in the battle for the right to marry for gays and lesbians, conducting workshops with information on why that right mattered. A Celebration of Allyson's Life will take place Saturday July 18, from 12:00pm to 5:00pm at the San Luis Botanical Gardens in El Chorro Regional Park.This will be a zero-waste outdoor potluck with music jam, so please bring pictures, memories to share, instruments, food and utensils. For more info, please contact her friend Melody at: [email protected] The family asks that in lieu of flowers, please make a donation to ECOSLO, Allyson's favorite non-profit group. Sign her guestbook at
Published in San Luis Obispo County Tribune on July 5, 2015
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