Memorial honors Seattle-raised Ed Lee, first Asian mayor of San Francisco

The streets by Franklin High School (FHS) were full of parked cars as many showed up to pay their respects Saturday for the recently deceased San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee. Edwin Mah Lee was born and raised in Seattle’s Beacon Hill neighborhood. Growing up, his siblings saw the traits of a leader. Lee often heldContinue reading “Memorial honors Seattle-raised Ed Lee, first Asian mayor of San Francisco”

Memorializing Ronacin Tjhung: How systematic transportation issues can lead to tragedy

A crowd of somber faces collected at the corner of Othello Station Saturday evening in memory of Ronacin Tjhung, a Filipino man struck by a car while riding his bike on Graham Street to his second job. via South Seattle Emerald

Former UW president remembered

The grand theater of Meany Hall was filled with piano and operatic interludes Wednesday night. The sound came from the memorial of Bill Gerberding, the longest-serving president at the UW. The service, according to friends, was quite fitting. In his 16-year presidency at the UW, Gerberding’s creative essence, and his love of music and words,Continue reading “Former UW president remembered”