Mary Shinko Nagata Kato was featured in the March 2018 issue of the JSS Newsletter. The article mentioned how excited Mary was about her upcoming 96th birthday. On March 30, 2018, Mary celebrated the milestone surrounded by her beloved and devoted family.
Sadly, on May 1 Mary passed away. Her physical passing left a hole in the lives of many people, but memories of her compassion and curiosity will continue to inspire.