Dr. Denyse Nishio stands in her Carmichael living room where she is going through family photographs a week after her husband, Dr. James Nishio, succumbed to brain cancer on Sept. 15, a week after celebrating his 67th birthday. A prominent member of the Sacramento medical community for nearly three decades, Jim had battled ALS for almost nine years, far exceeding the average life span for someone afflicted with the disease.
Dr. Denyse Nishio stands in her Carmichael living room where she is going through family photographs a week after her husband, Dr. James Nishio, succumbed to brain cancer on Sept. 15, a week after celebrating his 67th birthday. A prominent member of the Sacramento medical community for nearly three decades, Jim had battled ALS for almost nine years, far exceeding the average life span for someone afflicted with the disease. Lezlie Sterling lsterling@sacbee.com
Dr. Denyse Nishio stands in her Carmichael living room where she is going through family photographs a week after her husband, Dr. James Nishio, succumbed to brain cancer on Sept. 15, a week after celebrating his 67th birthday. A prominent member of the Sacramento medical community for nearly three decades, Jim had battled ALS for almost nine years, far exceeding the average life span for someone afflicted with the disease. Lezlie Sterling lsterling@sacbee.com