Matsui Statement on the Passing of Chewy Ito

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) issued the following statement after the passing of Yasushi “Chewy” Ito, Founder of ACC Senior Services and Sacramento community icon.

“Sacramento has lost a wonderful person and tireless advocate for our community with the passing of my dear friend Chewy Ito,” said Congresswoman Matsui. “Chewy had a positive light that emanated from him – he always dreamed big and had an unwavering belief in Sacramento to come through. And while he will be remembered for the impact he had on Sacramento’s seniors and the wonderful legacy that he cultivated at ACC, I will always remember his kindness and cherish our friendship. My thoughts and prayers are with the entire Ito family during this difficult time. Chewy will truly be missed.”

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