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Miriam Davis Kashiwa

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Miriam was born on March 12, 1925 and passed away on Friday, February 9, 2018.

Miriam was a resident of New York at the time of passing.

Together, Mirnie and Hank built their functional and cozy, though not fancy or luxurious, "Cabin in the Woods". Mirnie furthered her education by attending night school in Utica; she took one of her children to each class, thereby instilling the value of continued learning.

Visitation hours are 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday February 16th, at VIEW 3273 State Route 28, Old Forge, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated, Saturday February 17th at 10:00 a.m., at Saint Bartholomew's Church, 103 Crosby Blvd, Old Forge, followed by refreshments in Saint Bartholomew's Hall. The family plans another celebration of life and internment at Riverview Cemetery, Old Forge, when the weather is warmer.

Selecting jurors, attracting artists, securing the winners' medallions and awards, including the prized garnet "chip", selecting an image for the annual commemorative poster, and then delivering posters to 100 local businesses, driving cross-country to deliver slide carousels to jurors, agonizing over what to write for her essay for the catalog, organizing and feeding countless volunteers, and continually asking for contributions and then writing thank you notes to the Prize Givers and the Centurion Underwriters Club consumed much of her time.