Ashida, Sachio Ph.D.
Dr. Ashida passed away with dignity on June 22, 2009. Predeceased by his parents Giichiro and Yoshie Ashida, brothers Tadao and Masao, and his beloved wife Ellie. He is survived by his daughters Margaret Ashida and Janet Johnson and her husband Don, his grandson Alan Genji Ashida Johnson, and his siblings in Japan, brother Takeo and sisters Sadako, Yoshiko, Akiko and Yasuko.
There will be a celebration of his life and achievements at a later date. In lieu of flowers, friends wishing may contribute to the Scholarship fund, which Dr. Ashida established at the University of Rochester to honor his wife. Contributions should reference the Margaret E. Ashida Undergraduate Scholarship Fund, and be sent to:
University of Rochester
590 Mount Hope Avenue
Rochester, NY 14620