Sixty people gathered at Ballard Commons Park on September 9, 2018, to dedicate seven new Leaves of Remembrance, for Joshua Edward Thelen, Terry Cunningham, Vernon Maendele, Gregory “Greg” Nichols, Roxanne “Roxy” Baker, Kay De Witt Matteson, and Bevin Rebecca Armstrong. The Rev. Canon Britt Olson, Vicar of St Luke’s Episcopal Church, led the ceremony.

Rev. Britt Olson leads the dedication ceremony

Remembering friends

Sharing memories

The Leaf for Greg Nichols is placed next to his partner Roxy Baker

Leaf for Bevin Armstrong

Leaf for Vernon Maendele

Leaf for Kay Matheson

All Leaves, including those placed in earlier years, were remembered with rosemary


A time for contemplation

These will be the last Leaves placed at Ballard Commons. A new Leaf site will be dedicated in 2019.

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