Pearl Masuda

  • Born: June 24, 1943
  • Died: September 26, 2020
  • Location: South San Francisco, California

Crosby-N. Gray & Co. - FD-96

2 Park Road
Burlingame, CA 94010

Tel. (650) 342-6617

Tribute & Message From The Family


Pearl passed away peacefully on September 26, 2020 after a brief illness. She was 77 years old.

She was born on June 24, 1943 in San Diego and raised in San Francisco, California.

Married to Robert for 54 years, they raised their family as long-time residents of South San Francisco.

Pearl was preceded in death by her parents, Tom and Rosa; sister Frances; and her loving son Michael Robert.

Survived by her sister Carolyn and her beloved daughters Kimi (Judd), Stacy (Adam) and grandchildren: Michael, Abigail, Matthew, and Nathan, as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Pearl had many friends and coworkers at VWR Scientific in Brisbane, CA. She was fortunate enough to have spent many years working there including time alongside her niece, Vicky and daughter, Stacy.

Food was her greatest hobby and she enjoyed watching Food Network as much as cooking many different recipes. When visiting with her, you were guaranteed to be put to work in one of her aprons and fed a fabulous home cooked meal. Pearl was an amazing baker. Every year she spent many months preparing her Christmas cookie boxes to hand out. To be on the list for one of those boxes was like winning the lottery.

Pearl will be greatly missed but we can see her in Michael's impeccable printing, Matthew's reserved nature, and in Nate's cooking skills. Pearl loved the fact that her only granddaughter, Abby, and she shared a stubborn streak.