BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.972@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20060617T000000Z DTEND:20060617T000000Z DESCRIPTION:The family of Manzanar Committee Chair\, Sue Kunitomi Embrey\, will hold a memorial service celebrating her life and contributions to the community\, June 17\, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.\, at the Higashi Hongwangji Buddhist Temple\, 505 E. Third Street\, Los Angeles. The program will inc lude a Buddhist service\, music\, poetry and recollections from close frie nds and family.\n\n<!--break--> \nBorn in Los Angeles\, January 6\, 19 23\, Sue passed away May 15\, 2006. While best known for her work to pres erve Manzanar\, Sue also served on the Los Angeles City Status of Women Co mmission and was part of the U.S. Delegation to the United Nations Second World Conference on Women. An active member of the United Teachers of Los Angeles (UTLA)\, she was a strong supporter of the labor movement and a m ember of the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance.\n \nSue authored < i>The Lost Years: 1942-1946</i>\, and <i>Manzanar Martyr: An Interview wit h Harry Ueno</i>. Her essays are included in numerous publications.\n \nSue is survived by her son\, Bruce Embrey\, daughter-in-law Barbara Beck er and grandchildren Monica Mariko and Michael Tetsuo of Chicago\, brother s Jack and Kinya "Kimbo" Kunitomi of Los Angeles and numerous nieces and n ephews.\n\nFor further information\, please contact:\n\nKerry Cababa: \n(310) 871-1546\n (310) 532-7562\n \nBruce Embrey\n(773) 671-3716 SUMMARY:Memorial service for Sue Kunitomi Embrey: June 17 in Los Angeles URL:/en/events/2006/06/17/memorial-service-for-sue-kunitomi-embrey-june-17- i/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR