George T. Sakato


Age: 94

last survivor of seven living Japanese-American veterans to whom tribute was paid more than 50 years after they fought gallantly for a nation that feared their people who was one of 22 Asian-Americans who in 2000 belatedly (some posthumously) received the U.S. Congressional Medal of Honor for heroism in World War II.

Cause of Death: Natural causes

Born: February 19, 1921

Died: December 2, 2015

Denver, Colorado