Akira Tohei 8th Dan, passes away
Akira Tohei, 8th Dan of the Midwest Aikido Center and Midwest
Aikido Federation passed away Friday morning July 2nd, 1999, after a long battle with
Previously, details of the services were not made public in
this web publication, as promised - in respect and accordance to the wishes of his
Friday, July 9th, in a quiet and private ceremony, the first
service was held at the dojo. The second was held in the afternoon, at the Midwest
Buddhist Temple, in Chicago.
No details have been released yet, to his successor.
Deepest condolences to his wife, son
and his organization.