Leaf Dedication at Lake City Mini-Park 8/29/18

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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