George Kiyoshi Hayashi

George Kiyoshi Hayashi


August 16, 1945 – March 15, 2012


It is with great sadness and love that we announce the passing of George Kiyoshi Hayashi of Kelowna, BC at the age of 66, after a lengthy battle with cancer.  He will be deeply missed

by many friends and

family.  Survived by his daughter Stacey Hayashi (Jason Higo), daughter

Bobbi Hayashi and

grandchildren Josh and

Sarah Higo; Mom Shizuae Hayashi and sisters Joyce (Don) Favell, Pegi (Joe) Uyeyama, Gail (David) Brown; mother-in-law Kikue Osaka; sister-in-law Hiroko (Tobo) Kawamoto and nieces and nephews: Maya, Jackson,

Lindsay, Kelsey, Robyn, Hayley, Andrew, Nathan, Darren and Rod. 

Predeceased by his father Katsuzo Hayashi and his wife Irene Hayashi.

Born and raised in Kelowna, BC, George has been

described by his nephew as a combination of Donald Trump and The Fonz.  He enjoyed and had a very successful

business career in the Electrical Industry.  He enjoyed spending time in Vegas and Maui with his buddies and loved playing golf, fishing and travelling.  George’s infectious smile, great sense of humour and love for life will forever

be imprinted in our hearts.

A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, March 22nd

at 6:30 pm at the Kelowna Buddhist Temple, 1089

Borden Avenue, Kelowna, BC. Condolences maybe

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