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Kaoru Carlos Ogimi ’54

Kaoru Carlos Ogimi ’54, September 18, 2009, in Ninomiya, Japan, from pneumonia. Carlos, who was born in Spain, earned a BA from Reed in philosophy, and became editor and designer for Tuttle Press in Japan. Later, he was the president of Readers Digest in Japan, a consultant to Seibu retail, and a representative director of the Kaio Corporation. Carlos’ passion was sailing. He led Japanese tall ship sailing as chairman of Sail Training Association of Japan Preparatory Committee and was vice commodore of Nippon Ocean Racing Club. Survivors include his wife, Kikuko, his son and grandson, and his sister, Ayame Ogimi Flint ’54.

Appeared in Reed magazine: June 2010

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