Philip Carrasco
Photo courtesy of the Seattle Mennonite Church

Philip Carrasco 1953—2009

Phil was homeless off and on for more than 15 years, and was beloved in the Lake City homeless and service provider communities.  He was a Real Change vendor and a veteran, and had spent time at the VA Hospital the week he died.  Early morning on August 5, 2009, Phil Carrasco died by suicide.  He is missed.

Phil’s Leaf is at the Seattle Mennonite Church in Lake City.  If you have memories of  Phil to share, please post a comment.

Leaf with stone

Philip Carrasco’s Leaf of Remembrance

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Related Sites
  • Homeless Remembrance Project The main site of the Homeless Remembrance Project, with much more about the Tree of Life.
  • Mary's Place The only day center where homeless women can go with their children & co-sponsor of Women in Black.
  • WHEEL WHEEL (Women’s Housing, Equality & Enhancement League) is a grassroots organizing effort of homeless women.