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TO: American Judo Community
FROM: Robert Fukuda, Executive Director
RE: Passing of Tamo Kitaura
DATE: August 6, 2003

Hello Everyone,

Long-time USJF & Central Coast Judo Yudanshakai pillar, Tamo Kitaura,
passed away in the hospital at about 5:00 PM on Monday, August 4, 2003.

Funeral services for Kitaura Sensei will be held on Tuesday, August 12,
2003, at 2:00 PM at the Palo Alto Buddhist Temple. The address for the
temple is 2751 Louis Road, Palo Alto, California 94303.

Cards & letters may be sent to Mrs. Kitaura and the Kitaura Family at
127 Locust Street, Redwood City, California 94061. If you need to contact
the family, phone calls are being received by Calvert Kitaura at (650)

Donations may be made to the USJF Tamo Kitaura Referee Development Grant

Thank you very much.

Robert Fukuda