Ian de Stains OBE (Dec 8 1948 – Dec 18 2017)

Written by BCCJ
December 18, 2017


Written by BCCJ
December 18, 2017

It is with a heavy heart that we share with you news of the passing of Ian de Stains OBE.

Executive Director of the BCCJ from 1987 to 2011, Ian was at the heart of our community and UK-Japan relations for many, many years. He passed away peacefully this morning in the presence of his partner, and sister.

With his family’s blessing, we have permission to 
let you know of the following funeral arrangements. 

O-tsuya (wake):
Dec 19th Tue, 18:00-19:00

Dec 20th Wed, 12:00-13:00

You are invited by Ian’s family to pay your respects at:
1-8-5 Shimomeguro
3 min walk from Meguro Station (JR and Tokyu Meguro lines)



We will be adding to our memorial coverage of Ian in 
the coming days and weeks. Please feel free to share your memories and thoughts about Ian, including photographs and reflections on his prolific career, as well as any personal stories, 
here: [email protected].

Ian will be greatly missed.