Al Sugiyama. • IE Archival Photo

Alan Sugiyama, long-time Seattle community activist and former executive director of the Executive Development Institute (EDI), died on January 2 at the age of 67 after a valiant two-year public battle with cancer.

A memorial service for Sugiyama will take place on Sunday, January 29, at 2:00 p.m. at Fisher Pavilion at Seattle Center.

More about the event will be posted here as further information is announced.

EDI is putting together a special edition of their newsletter to honor Sugiyama. Submit memories, messages, and photos to [email protected] by January 8.

If you would like to share your memories and appreciations of Al Sugiyama with the IE’s readers, please email [email protected].


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