Damon, Cathryn b. September 11, 1930 d. May 4, 1987 Actress. Born Cathryn Lee Damon in Seattle, Washington she studied dance from an early age, moving to New York City at the age of sixteen in hope of pursuing a career in ballet. She debuted on Broadway as an ensemble dancer in the musical comedy ‘By the Beautiful Sea' in April 1954. She emerged from the ensemble players to name roles and over the next twenty years appeared in almost a dozen shows including ‘A Family Affair' in 1962, ‘The Last of the Red Hot Lovers' from 1969 to 1971 and ‘Sweet...[Read More] (Bio by: Iola) Cause of death: Cancer Acacia Memorial Park and Funeral Home, Seattle, King County, Washington, USA Plot: Rose Corridor, Section 5, Niche 103
Kucher, Karol b. February 14, 1932 d. June 25, 2004 Olympic Skating Medalist. Born in Shelton, Washington, she later attended Colorado College and the University of Washington. Along with her brother, Peter Kennedy, they were known as the "Kennedy Kids," they won six national pairs titles, finished sixth in the 1948 Olympics and won the world pairs championship in 1950. In the 1952 Winter Olympics, they won the silver medal in skating pairs. The two were inducted into the U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Fame in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in 1991...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Acacia Memorial Park and Funeral Home, Lake Forest Park, King County, Washington, USA
Langlie, Arthur Bernard b. July 25, 1900 d. July 24, 1966 Seattle Mayor, Washington Governor. Born in Lanesboro, Minnesota of Norwegian ancestry, he moved to Washington state with his parents at the age of nine. A graduate of the University of Washington, he spent his college years working in the wheat fields of Eastern Washington, and logging camps located on the west side of the Cascades to pay for his education. Following graduation from law school in 1925, he spent the next decade practicing law in Seattle before becoming interested in local...[Read More] (Bio by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.) Acacia Memorial Park and Funeral Home, Lake Forest Park, King County, Washington, USA
Magnuson, Warren Grant b. April 12, 1905 d. May 20, 1989 US Congressman, US Senator. He served in the United States House of Representatives from 1937 to 1944 representing Washington's 1st Congressional District, and as a member of the United States Senate from 1944 to 1981. He was a graduate of the University of North Dakota, North Dakota State College and the University of Washington School of Law. From 1933 to 1934 he served as a member of the Washington State House of Representatives, and from 1934 to 1936 as King County Prosecuting Attorney...[Read More] (Bio by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.) Acacia Memorial Park and Funeral Home, Seattle, King County, Washington, USA Plot: Mausoleum
Moore, William Hickman b. 1861 d. March 13, 1946 Seattle Mayor. He served as Mayor of Seattle, Washington from March 1906 to March 1908. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Kentucky and a law degree from the University of Michigan, before arriving in Seattle in 1888. Prior to becoming mayor, he served as King County deputy prosecutor. In 1897 he was elected as a judge to the King County Superior Court where in remained until 1901. Following his term as mayor, he was defeated for a seat in the United States House of...[Read More] (Bio by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.) Acacia Memorial Park and Funeral Home, Lake Forest Park, King County, Washington, USA Plot: Mausoleum, MN 101, Section 5, Niche 11.
Morris, H. Roger b. July, 1915 d. July 22, 2009 Olympic Gold Medalist. He was the last surviving member of the University of Washington crew, that represented the United States at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin, Germany. Trailing in last place at the half way point, the Huskies rallied over the final 1,000 meters to defeat the heavily favored national crews of Italy and Germany to win the gold medal for the United States. In 1979 he was inducted into the Husky Hall of Fame along with the other seven members of the University of Washington...[Read More] (Bio by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.) Acacia Memorial Park and Funeral Home, Lake Forest Park, King County, Washington, USA Plot: G3 Hemlock Section, Lot 94, Sp. 7
Rusie, Amos b. May 30, 1871 d. December 6, 1942 Hall of Fame pitcher, who played from 1889 to 1901, primarily with the New York Giants, compiling a lifetime 245-174 won-loss record and a 3.07 earned run average. Connie Mack, who managed in the major leagues for 50 years, insisted that Rusie had the greatest fastball he had ever seen. This assertion is backed up by the fact that in 1893 the pitching distance was moved back from 50 feet to 60 feet 6 inches to give batters a chance against Rusie's overpowering fastball. Rusie's catcher, Dick...[Read More] Acacia Memorial Park and Funeral Home, Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
Sick, Emil G. b. June 3, 1894 d. November 10, 1964 Sportsman. Northwest baseball pioneer. Former owner of the Pacific Coast League's Seattle Rainiers. He constructed Sick's Seattle Stadium which opened in June 1938 and served as home to the Seattle Rainiers, Seattle Angels and the 1969 major league Seattle Pilots. He rose to prominence in the brewing industry along with his father Fritz, operating breweries in Vancouver, Edmonton, Regina, Great Falls, Spokane and the Rainier Brewery in Seattle. Active in civic affairs, he served as president of...[Read More] (Bio by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.) Acacia Memorial Park and Funeral Home, Seattle, King County, Washington, USA