WYTHE EDWARD BRADEN WYTHE EDWARD BRADEN, a resident of Kailua, passed away on August 27 after a sudden illness at the age of 61. Born on February 7, 1955, in Tokyo, Japan, he was the son of William E. Braden and Sonoyo (Matsuda) Braden. He attended the American School in Japan and Konawaena High School before graduating from Choate Rosemary Hall. Following which, he attended Dartmouth College (BA) and the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy (MALD). He worked for J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley in New York City and Tokyo as a vice president in the investment banking division. He started his own business, Pacifica Group Inc., based in Hawaii in 1995. He retired in 2015 and was happily pursuing his favorite activities of tennis and woodworking. He loved playing tennis at the Kailua Recreation Center with friends and was also a member of the Kailua Racquet Club. Wythe was known for creating furnishings and household objects from reclaimed wood and was always glad to lend a helping hand to friends and neighbors when their projects required his expertise. He is survived by his wife, Marcia (McCrea) Braden, his children from his first marriage, Katherine W. Braden, of Honolulu, and Wythe W. Braden, of Boulder, Colorado, two stepsons, Roarke Clinton, of San Francisco, California, and Connor Clinton, of Washington, DC, his sister Amy Braden (husband Terry, children Whitney, Blake, and Prescott Horn) of Great Neck, New York, his brothers Robert F. Braden, of Honolulu, and William S. Braden (wife Virginia, child Sam Pastore-Braden), of Kaneohe. There will be a private Celebration of Life service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Blood Bank Hawaii or Hospice Hawaii. We will always carry your memory in our hearts.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased