TAGAMI, Mitchell : "Shanghai" Lee (53) passed away on May 9, 2013. An actor and owner of Ink It, Etc., he is survived by his brother, Michael; sisters Miche'le and Niki; nieces Veronica Tagami and Camryn Okahara. Memorial Services will be held on May 31, 2013; 2 pm. at Lighthouse Memorials & Receptions, 1016 W. 164th Street, Gardena, CA Phone number is 310-792-7580.

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  1. So sorry to hear about Mitch’s passing. We would see him regularly at Giuliano’s as long as I can remember…at least 20 years. We’ll miss him.

  2. I just heard the other day of Mitch’s passing. I can remember some great times growing up with him and his family. May he rest in peace. Sending prayers for the surviving family members and friends during this difficult time. May God bless you with guidance and strength through this journey.

    Mitch you will be missed!

    All our love,
    The De Gracia family

  3. Times such as this are not easy, but you have the support from the Scriptures to help you through. Psalms 34:18 warmly says that Jehovah is near to those that are broken at heart; and those who are crushed in spirit he saves.
    My condolences to you in your time of grief.

  4. The Lauas Family sends our love. We are certainly impacted by the loss of this beautiful person.

  5. wow… lot of good memories the things we use to do alot of them since we were kids. My thoughts and prayers to the Tagami Family may God bless comfort you and be with you in MItch’s sudden lost..

    rest in peace Mitch miss you so much

    till we meet again
    much love and plenty alohas

  6. candle 1Mitch,
    It’s been almost 7 years since you’ve been gone and the world has gone crazy. I miss being able to talk to you about how to cope with daily life events. I know you would probably assure me that everything is going to be alright. I wish you could see that I finally got my life together and have a job with the school district and have a nice house to raise my kids. The kids, I wish you could see them grow! They are mixed hapa boys! You would be proud of them one is 9 and other is 10. They are creative and would probably be asking you many questions about how to print tshirts! When We first started hanging out we were both living in our business warehouses and I didn’t have any family or friends living near. You took me under your wing and invited me to lunch sometimes picking me up. You introduced me to every restaurant and business owner in the south bay. You were a good friend, sometimes harsh on me like a big brother, and other times a teacher like a dad. Even though you were close to 20 years older than me, I never felt that gap. We could talk about anything and everything. I just wish you were still here, maybe that makes me selfish… but it’s the truth. The world still isn’t the same without you in it. You’re a brother from another mother.

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