Shigeo Sasaki


Age: 87


Summary: father of Sadako Sasaki (Japanese girl from Hiroshima who died in 1955 of radiation-related leukemia and became famous for the paper cranes she folded and that have become a symbol of peace throughout Japan), who devoted his life to campaigning for peace and started the Sadako Peace Campaign.



Cause of Death: Brain tumor


Born: November 11, 1915


Died: February 7, 2003


Location: Tokyo, Japan