Southwest Seattle Historical Society Executive Director Clay Eals shared some sad news with the Herald regarding the passing of community activist and co-founder of the Society Joan Mraz.
Following is a letter written by Board President Marcy Johnsen and the official obituary.
It is with a heavy heart that I report to you the passing Joan Mraz on Monday February 24th 2014.
For those of you newer folks, Joan (pronounced Jo-an) was a co-founder of our Southwest Seattle Historical Society in 1984, having been contacted by Elliott Couden, a local realtor also interested in history and preservation. You can read the history brief on our website: http://www.loghousemuseum.info/about/
Joan was very active in the organization over the years and served in many roles on the board of trustees including membership secretary, and president from 2000 to 2005.More ›