Chizu Saeki, a beauty artist who was also active on TV, died at 4:59 pm on the 5th at home in Tokyo due to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis [ALS]. 76 years old. The funeral and farewell ceremony were held by relatives. The mourner is Mr. Yoshiyuki, the eldest son.
In March of this year, Saeki announced ALS through the official website and video. Since the autumn of last year, his right leg felt uncomfortable, and he could not move as expected at the end of the year. In the video, he said, "I still can't lose. I will never give up. I will do my best."
According to a person related to the private office, he continued to receive medical treatment at home at the hope of Mr. Saeki. Until recently, I was spending time interviewing and having a meeting with the book “Dream is a medicine, giving up is poison-33 words that are close to you” that will be released in July. At the end, it was said that Yoshiyuki-san and other close people saw him off. The farewell party will be held after the spread of the new coronavirus infection has stopped.
Born in Shiga Prefecture. After retirement from a French cosmetics manufacturer, he opened an esthetic salon. The best-selling book published in 2003, "Chizu Saeki's Reliable Cosmetics! Stop Washing Your Face!" While working as an esthetician, he was active in lectures and media.
◆ Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis [ALS]: A country-designated intractable disease in which the muscles of the limbs, throat, tongue, and muscles necessary for breathing lose their strength and lose their strength. The nerves that control movement are damaged, and the instructions from the brain to move the limbs are not transmitted. It is also known as "Lou Gehrig's disease" because he suffered an injury infielder [Yankees] who participated in 2130 consecutive games in the major leagues. Dr. Stephen Hawking, an astrophysicist, and Professor Emeritus Hideo Shinozawa, known for his “quiz derby,” also suffered from illness. In the United States, the ALS support campaign, the Ice Bucket Challenge, spread in 2014.