We were saddened to learn of the sudden passing of Yeiichi “Kelly” Kuwayama, loyal member of the AARP DC Ward Circle Chapter 2183. He was 96 years-old and is survived by his wife of 51 years, Fumiko, a younger brother, George and sister, Tomi. Kelly attended the most recent Ward Circle Chapter meeting on June 16. His memorial service is scheduled for Tuesday, July 15 at 2 p.m. at Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church, 3401 Nebraska Ave., NW, Washington, D.C. (Washington Post obituary: http://bit.ly/1sRvOUW ) In recent years, Kelly’s chapter members learned that he was a highly decorated veteran of World War II, credited with saving the life of the late Senator Daniel Inouye of Hawaii during the war.
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