Interrupted Lives: Japanese American Students
at the University of Washington, 1941–1942

Nikkei Students at the University of Washington

Yukie Fukuzawa
UW Major / Department
Assembly Center
Relocation Center
Tule Lake
Yukie Fukuzawa attended the University of Washington as a Bacteriology major through Winter quarter 1942. She eventually earned her BS in nursing from the University of Minnesota in 1946. She later worked at various hospitals in Minnesota and Wisconsin before returning the the Pacific Northwest. She served as an Associate Professor at Pacific Lutheran University.

In 1943 she married Kiyoshi Yumibe and had five children. She wrote a memoir, From Cherry Blossoms to Strawberries which is available at the Kitsap Regional Library.


Source: Personal communication with Y. Fukuzawa; University of Washington Office of the Registrar.
Last Modified: Wednesday, August 04, 2010

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