Mak Ikuta

Born in Tokyo, Japan in 1929

Came to Canada at the age of 8 in 1937 with my family, and lived in New Westminster, BC

Spent war years in Raymond, Alberta

Graduated from Raymond High School

Earned an Honours B.A. in Chemistry from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario; then worked in Niagara Falls at North American Cyanamid

Returned to BC to study at UBC, received my teaching certificate

Taught at David Thompson Secondary School for 10 years, then at Sir Winston Churchill Secondary until my retirement

Currently reside in Steveston