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“Dear Blanche and all of Shig's family,The news of Shig's passing is immensely sad. Shig set the tone for my working life. He taught me about...Read More »
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“My condolences to Dr Kuwada's family. I met him in several auditory meetings, where he was an essential reference. I always remember his good humor...Read More »
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“At one of the ARO meetings in Florida, many many years ago, there was always a lot of laughter during lunch time on the other side of the swimming...Read More »
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“When I first came to U.W. Madison in 1979 Shig, Donata Oertel and I were post-docs in the same lab and from day 1 became friends. Shig was a damn...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Philip Smith - Madison, WI

“When I first moved to Madison in 1979, Shig, Donata Oertel and I were all post docs in the same lab and from that first day were and always will be...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“The best neuroscientist and the best friend. We will miss very much Sigh scientific contributions and generosity. He will be always in our memory...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Miguel Merchan - Salamanca

“I worked closely with Shig for 3 years when he was at the Univ. of Wisconsin and we bonded for life. He was an outstanding scientist who worked hard...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Tom Yin - Madison, WI

“Though he was a few years younger than me, I remember him & his family well, growing up on the same street in Winnipeg. My condolences to the rest of...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Adele Clarke - Austin, TX

“He was a good and fine man. A scholar and a student, he was unique without being solitary. He was honest, exacting and plain spoken. I knew him only...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Joel Levine MD - Farmington CT, CT

“I am so, sorry for all he and his family went through during WWII and sorry for your loss. He sounded like a wonderful man, despite his hardships and...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Judith Willett - Old Saybrook, CT


Shigeyuki Kuwada, 76, of West Hartford passed away on May 3, 2019. Services will be held at that convenience of the family.