On August 29, 2018, Leaves of Remembrance were dedicated at a new site, the Lake City Mini Park, for Norman Averill, Marco Stokes, Jesse Vestal, Christen Beaty and Paul Bernard Dehesse.

Pastor Melanie Neufeld of the Seattle Mennonite Church led the dedication ceremony, which included memories compiled by the church and from friends attending.




Carol Cameron, Chair of the Homeless Remembrance Project Committee, welcomes everyone.

Pastor Melanie Neufeld

The Leaves to be placed

Reading the names

A friend shares memories of Jesse Vestal

Friend holding Jesse Vestal’s Leaf

Leaf for Jesse Vestal

A friend holds Christen Beaty’s Leaf

Christen Beaty’s friend lays his Leaf

Christen Beaty’s Leaf

Leaf for Marco Stokes

Leaf for Paul Dehesse

Leaf for Norman Averill

Sally Kinney

Placing the stones (a Jewish ritual led by Sally Kinney)

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