Elizabeth Hughes Yamaguchi
Last updated 8/28/2008 at Noon
Elizabeth Hughes Yamaguchi, 80, after battling lung cancer and severe osteoporosis, departed on Monday afternoon, August 18, 2008, from the home of neighbor/caregiver Carol Beutler and is now at her late husband’s side and with the Lord.
She was born on May 30, 1928, to Gertrude and Walter Hughes, the second of four daughters. Affectionately known as “Betty,” she grew up in Fallbrook and graduated from Fallbrook High School with her sisters.
She attended UCLA, where she met her late husband, Dr. Shogo Yamaguchi. They were married in 1953 and moved to Davis, CA, where Shogo did resea...