Shoshin Ryu mourns the passing of Hombu Professor James L. “Big Jim” Dehaven
, 71, who left us on September 5th. Jim passed away at home where he was surrounded by family and friends. Services were held for Jim on Wednesday, September 9th, in Custer City, So. Dakota, with Rev. Prof. H. Bruce Stokes officiating. Jim was well known and beloved by all who had the honor of sharing time with him. He will be sorely missed.
Memorials have been established in James’ name to benefit the Cancer Institute in Rapid City, Rapid City Regional Hospital or Hospice of the Southern Hills.