George "Smash" Hirabayashi, 77, of Penryn, CA passed away on August 3, 2014. A private memorial service was held on August 8, 2014. George is survived by his wife, Elaine, daughters; Joni and Lori, and grandchildren; Kasey, Dani and Jason. He is also survived by sisters Emi Hamasaki, Teruko Masuda, Misao Hirabayashi, sisters-in-law Helen Yoneyama, Yuki Tsujimoto. Surviving from Elaine's family are Thomas and Jean Yego and Lucille and Chester Fukushima. George's brothers; Lee Yoneyama and Akira Tsujimoto, precede him in death. George passed during one of his favorite activities-golf.