Local obituary notices in Seattle, WA
18 hrs ago | via Seattle Times
The Seattle theater community is saddened this week by the Thursday, Jan. 29, passing of director, actor and arts administrator Christopher Zinovitch, the former artistic director of ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery in West Seattle. Mr. Zinovitch died in Bismarck, N.D., where he was artistic director of Dakota Stage Limited. Comment?
Thursday Jan 22 | via Capitol Hill Blog
A nearly 50-year resident of Capitol Hill and First Hill died last week - CHS was lucky to call her a friend. Dotty DeCoster , who spent her last six years on First Hill after four decades on Capitol Hill, was a writer, researcher, and historian who often worked for little more than her love for some of her favorite subjects - the people, places - and sometimes birds - of Capitol Hill, First Hill, and Central Seattle. Comment?
Saturday Jan 10 | via Seattle Times
Working as a close research partner with her husband - medical pioneer and Nobel prizewinner Dr. E. Donnall Thomas - Dorothy "Dottie" Thomas helped establish bone-marrow transplants as a standard and successful treatment for many formerly incurable blood diseases such as leukemia. Though the necessities of her early working and family life precluded her earning a medical degree, Mrs. Thomas used her combination of scientific knowledge and management skills to support every aspect of her husband's work and to shepherd the success of the entire transplant team at Seattle's Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, which became the world's first bone-marrow transplant facility. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 6 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Click through for a photographic history of the Pang warehouse fire and the legal fight that followed the deadly blaze. These are variously dated handout photos of Seattle firefighters Lt. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 6 | via Free Press
Margaret Viglia, 93, of Coal City, IL passed away Friday, Jan. 2, 2015 at The Bickford House of Bourbonnais. Born June 8, 1921 in LaSalle, IL, Margaret was a daughter of Nick and Edith Brancato. Comment?
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