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Remembering Rick Reding July 1950 - June 2007, gay community activist, horticulturist, party giver, and friend, died June 22 while under treatment for leukemia. Rick will be remembered partly because he believed politics and causes were too important not to be fun. Rick served on the board of SEAMEC for many years. As a leader and board member for Tacky Tourist Clubs of America he made sure we had dates for the prom, places to bump in the night, and cruises that put the fairy in Seafair.

Gardens in Seattle and across the country bear Rick's stamp.

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Kenneth Ray Jensen, February 21, 1956 - June 23, 2007. Kenneth Jensen, loving father, son, brother, uncle, and friend, passed away unexpectedly June 23, 2007, at the age of 51, while camping with a friend at Mirror Lake. Ken was light-hearted, easy going and appreciated the simpler things in life. He enjoyed the outdoors, whether it was

hiking, camping, boating, fishing, or just relaxing. He was an expert hiker and left his footprints on many trails in Washington. He enjoyed golf and had a passion for photography.

Of West Seattle, 1918 - Feb. 18, 2007. He served in the U.S. Army in WWII, worked for Naval Support Activity for 34 years at Pier 91 and Sand Point. He was disabled by a stroke in 1973. Preceded in death by Elvira, survived by Gary, Randy and Annette; Grandchildren Bryce and Chelsea. No service; donation to Veterans Hospital Patients Welfare Fund: 1660 S. Columbian Way, Mail Stop S. - 182 - SW: Seattle 98108.

Of West Seattle, passed away on the morning of May 10, 2007, at the Wesley Home in Des Moines. She was 89 years of age. A daughter, Linda C. Vernon of Renton; and a son, Robert L. Campbell, of Tucson, Arizona; and four grandsons, Mark A. Vernon and Eric L.D. Vernon of Renton, Colin L. Campbell and Cedric Campbell of Tucson, survive her.

Marjorie was born on Nov. 10, 1917, at the home of her parents, Fred C. Scaman and Hallie P. Kinney, in Cashmere, Wash. She was the granddaughter of Wenatchee Valley pioneers.

86, left us for Paradise April 27, 2007. "See you in the flower fields," Bill told his wife, Jean. "I have absolutely no regrets.

March 31, 1925 - April 26, 2007, passed away peacefully at his home in Normandy Park on Thursday.

Born in Turtle Creek, Pa., to Harry and Mellie Blakley, shortly thereafter, along with his three brothers; Harry, Alvin and Merrill, the family relocated to South Park, where they owned "Casey's Tavern."

In grade school, William met the love of his life, Rosie Guarino, and in 1945, after a long courtship, they married at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in South Park.

Jay was born on November 9, 1917 in Alberta, Canada and passed away in Des Moines, Washington on May 11, 2007.

He is survived by his daughters; Kay Jones, Patty Mickelsen and Michele Vogt, two sisters, six grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

A Celebration of life will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2007, 10 a.m. at Yarington's Funeral Home, 10708 16th Ave. S.W. in White Center. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Disabled American Veterans Association. Jay will be deeply missed.

March 31, 1925 - April 26, 2007, passed away peacefully at his home in Normandy Park on Thursday.

Born in Turtle Creek, Pa. to Harry and Mellie Blakley, shortly thereafter, along with his three brothers; Harry, Alvin and Merrill, the family relocated to South Park, where they owned Casey's Tavern.

In grade school, William met the love of his life, Rosie Guarino, and in 1945, after a long courtship, they married at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in South Park.

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Age 91, born in Kirkwall, Scotland, Dec. 1, 1915, died peacefully April 27th. John was 1 of 4 sons born to Alfred and Elsie Scott Sr. He grew up in West Seattle, became a quartermaster in the Merchant Marine, worked as foreman for General Construction. John touched countless lives as a successful grocer owning stores in West Seattle, Beacon Hill, White Center, Lake City, and Rainier Valley. He was an avid fisherman, gardener, loving father and brother.