We want to express our heartfelt appreciation and gratitude to Dr. A's "A Team" office staff, Dr. Joe Riederer, Dr. Bill Palmer, Dr. Bob Urata, Rosemary Gruening and the staff of Hospice and Home Care of Juneau, Martha Moore, Kathy Fanning, Venus Zink, Wendy Glidmann, Kim Poole, Alaska Airlines, Legislative Affairs Agency Staff, physicians, nurses and staff at Virginia Mason Medical Center and Airlift Northwest, as well as our many friends who made our father's last days at home peaceful with their time, reading him cards and e-mails, playing music and bringing flowers and meals.
Words cannot express how thankful we are to the community of Juneau for helping us through this difficult period of sorrow.
Our father's "Celebration of Life" service will be held at 2 p.m. July 31 at Centennial Hall. Thank you and god bless you.
The Akiyama family