✝ September 2010
The most precious legacy of a person is the trace his friendship has left in our hearts.
With deep dismay we must announce the sudden death of our friend Izumi Awashima.
For more than 20 years Izumi has very much exerted himself for the Akita. He was a centre and a driving force at the W.U.A.C. meetings, being a sponsor and supporter of a healthy Akita breeding and to the preservation of the W.U.A.C.
We will never forget Izumi, his courtesy, humanity and his competence! Fare well Izumi!