The St. Louis JACL is saddened by the passing of Ronald Katsuyama of the Dayton JACL Chapter on March 2, 2021. Ron was well-known to the St. Louis JACL because of his long-standing participation in the Midwest District Council of the JACL and president of the Dayton Chapter. Ron was a retired professor at the University of Dayton and an avid marathon runner. Ron served as JACL Midwest District Council Governor and held several National JACL Board Offices including Vice President of Public Affairs. Some may know of Ron’s daughter, Jana, who is a TV news anchor in San Francisco and has emceed many National JACL Convention events.