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Jimi Hendrix Memorial

By David Yamaguchi
The North American Post


The Jimi Hendrix Memorial, Greenwood Memorial Park, Renton.

HIs stepmother was Puyallup-born Ayako June Hendrix (Fujita; 1920 – 1999). HIs stepmother was Puyallup-born Ayako June Hendrix (Fujita; 1920 – 1999).

Many kiss-marks on two interior granite images show that many still worship this man, remembered for his blockbuster songs like “Purple Haze” (1967) and stellar performance at the Woodstock music festival (1969).Photos: DY

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David Yamaguchi has written for the NAP since 2006, at first as a volunteer, then as a paid freelancer (2016-2020),then as a staff writer/editor (2020-2023). He is presently executive director of the Japan-America Society of the State of Washington (JASSW).