Cremation Fund for Sensei Johnson

Funds required to cremate our Sensei from Challenge Foundation Karate Request As the Sensei would often comment, Karate begins and ends with manners.  I would like to extend an Os! and formal bow to those who have clicked on this thread.  Please read what I post here not as the final word, but the beginning of a conversation.  Tony Johnson touched many people in his time on this Earth and in a multitude of ways.  I would expect that everyone might remember him differently.  Given that, I would appreciate if anyone who wishes to share the memory of the Sensei feel free to do so.   After teaching Karate and the living that goes with it to so many over the decades,  how many decades and students,  I am not even certain,  Tony passed away last week after enduring illness for many months.   In my experience with him he taught by example and extended kindness and understanding to those around him in need.  In one of his many discussions, after training, I fondly recall him one of the highest orders of Karate was to work to make society better.  No one can say that he ever wavered in his efforts to do so, even till the end. In closing, Os!, formal long bow. I would like am requesting that anyone who was helped by him in anyway do same.  Please contribute to the fund to cremate the Sensei and celebrate his life and memory with tributes that we can share with one another and do a Kata for him.
  • Anonymous 
    • 10 $ 
    • 44 mos
  • Kevin & Teresa Augarten 
    • 111 $ 
    • 44 mos
  • Virginia Mullen 
    • 100 $ 
    • 44 mos
  • Sean Phelps 
    • 100 $ 
    • 44 mos
  • Colleen Wieck 
    • 50 $ 
    • 44 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

William Shepard 
New York, NY
Kara Mason 
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