OSAMI ISHIDA Dead at 79
January 26, 2023
Osami "Sam" Ishida, 79, of Culver City, passed away on January 4, 2023 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.
Sam was predeceased by his wife Peggy Ishida (2007), his sister Keiko (2009) and brother Kaz (2020).
He is survived by his son, Devin and daughter in law Lori; his daughter Carin; grandsons Mathieu and Lucas and his grand dogs, Forrest, Jenny, Hana, Monkey and Luna.
Born in Arkansas then settled in Los Angeles and Culver City, Sam was a passionate deep sea fisherman, hockey fan and race car enthusiast. He found traveling in his later years and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
A private family service was held on January 18, 2023.