Ballard Leaf Dedication September 9, 2018

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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