Recently Sumi Fukasawa celebrated her 100th birthday at the Palms at Bonaventure. She was born in Arcadia on March 23, 1916. She was married for 60 years, raised 3 daughters and have 3 granddaughters, 1 great granddaughter and 2 great great granddaughters. She was an elementary teacher who retired from Rio school district. She enjoyed outdoor activities, fishing, and traveling. Featured with Sumi are her granddaughters Kimberly McCaslin, Sierra Talkington, and great great granddaughter Arabella Driscoll.
She and her husband traveled to many different areas of the world – Japan, China, Australia, several European countries, including Finland and Russia Mexico and all over the United States and Canada.