Guest Column

Remembering the fishin’ musician

Tom Harada Photo provided

When Ulla Hacker-Harada's friend lost someone to cancer, she thought that she was being a sympathetic and supportive pal, one who was there for whatever her friend needed.
But when her own husband, Tom Harada, died of terminal cancer from an unknown origin in 2017, she realized she ”didn't have a clue what (her friend) was going through.”
”That's the way it is with everybody,” she said. ”Everyone grieves differently. It's so unique what people have to go through, for everyone . . .