In Memoriam: Grace Obata Amemiya

We are sorry to report that Grace Obata Amemiya passed away on July 23, 2017, after a brief illness. This article, written at the time of her 2009 honorary degree, reminds us of her exceptional character, and the contributions she made to nursing and her communities.

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From left, Setsuo “Ernest” Torigoe, Aiko “Grace” Obata Amemiya and Edith Oto, received their honorary degrees from UCSF.

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