Born in: Seoul, Korea
Resided in: Newark, California
Mason Yi Woodford was born on October 24, 1963 in Seoul, Korea to William and Tae Woodford. He lived in South Korea until he was a sophomore in high school, then moved with his family to Omaha, Nebraska. Mason was a loving, devoted and proud father of two beautiful daughters, Tina and Stacey Woodford, who he loved more than anything in this world. Mason devoted himself to taking care of and looking after his family, including his mother, Tae, and his two dogs, Ellie and Sophie. Mason was a committed and loving partner to his fiancé, Penny McDaniel. He loved the sanctuary of his home and garden that he created and to which he tended every day. He worked hard, played and exercised hard and loved learning, exploring and debating ideas with friends, colleagues and family. Mason was proud to be an American and had immense pride in his country. He firmly believed that everyone should know the history of this country and the world.