Masaye Doi


Masaye Doi, 84, of Brighton, died May 18, 2009, in Brighton.

Masaye was born June 13, 1924, in Murray, Utah, to Toranosuke and Masami (Hashimato) Tadehara.

She graduated from Murray High School in Murray, Utah. She married Tom Doi Sept. 2, 1948, in Las Vegas, Nev. Masaye moved between Murray and the Denver area before settling in Brighton in 1965. She helped operate the family accounting business, Tom Doi Accounting, and also worked as a full-time legal assistant for many years.

Masaye was a member of the Brighton Sangha and the Brighton JAA. She was active in the Brighton Senior Center.

Survivors include her children, Carol Doi (Craig Minor) of Niwot; Robert (Lorraine) Doi of Tinton Falls, N.J.; BJ (Jim) Gardner of Wildwood, Mo.; a sister, Sei Otani of Salt Lake City; brothers, Itsuo Tadahara of Brighton and Bill Tadahara of Seattle; and five grandchildren.

A memorial service will be at 2 p.m., May 28, at the Tabor-Rice Funeral Home in Brighton.


Our Papers

Ad blocker detected

We have noticed you are using an ad blocking plugin in your browser.

The revenue we receive from our advertisers helps make this site possible. We request you whitelist our site.