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Hideto H. Tomita ’48

Hideto H. Tomita ’48, May 12, 2002, in Portland. He attended Willamette University before joining the "Go For Broke" 442 Infantry Division and earning a Bronze Star in Italy in World War II. He graduated from Reed with bachelor’s degree in political science and received a master’s degree in public administration from Syracuse University in New York. Tomita worked for state governments in New York, Wisconsin, and Oregon before becoming a management analysis manager at the Bonneville Power Administration in 1977. In 1982 he married Sue Beck, and together they traveled and raised a daughter. He is survived by his wife, stepdaughter, grandchildren, sister, and members of an extended family.

Appeared in Reed magazine: November 2002

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