• Cynthia Cantrill 1962-2020

    Cynthia was born 3/30/1962.  She was run over and killed by a car on Aurora Avenue North on 11/4/20. Cynthia camped outside Ballard Commons and was known and loved at the Bridge Care Center.  She is survived by her son Jesse and a daughter. Cynthia’s Leaf is at Ballard Library.  If you have memories or photos to share, please post a comment.

  • Milan “Lee” Lattan 1948–2019

    Milan “Lee” Lattan January 15, 1948 – July 11, 2019 Milan’s Leaf request came from both his niece, Maggie Deitsch, and Pastor Jonathan Neufeld of Seattle Mennonite Church. From Pastor Neufeld: “One of our oldest and dearest friends passed away. He had been around God’s Li’l Acre for at least a decade, and operated more like a volunteer, generously giving his time to hosting, cleaning up and helping the drop-in run at its best. I suspect he was also known in other day centers and ministries. He passed away due to heart complications, while staying with a friend. “Lee was the consummate volunteer – for years – he would come…

  • Ryan Nairn Moore 1988–2019

    Born 8/23/88—Died 3/12/19.   Beloved in Ballard, he was a musical fellow, whose nickname was “Kurt Cobain.” Ryan’s Leaf is at Ballard Library.  If you have photos or memories of Ryan, please post a comment.

  • James “Jimbo” Robinson 1955–2011

    Jimbo’s  Leaf is at Ballard Library.  His daughter was at Ballard Library for the dedication of his Leaf and that of his brother, Walter “Tommy” Robinson.  Jimbo was beloved in Ballard; he occasionally went to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.  If you have photos or memories of Jimbo, please post a comment.

  • Photo of Zack

    Zachary “Zack” Cailing Sr. 1977—2018

    Zack’s Leaf is at Ballard Library. Zack died outside the Market Street 7-11 on 10/11/18.  His memorial was held in Bellingham. Memorial Page Grandma Arlene, Aunt Crystal and Zack’s niece stood in our Women in Black vigil with us on 11/7/18. They were at Ballard Library for the dedication of his Leaf, also his partner Rondine Allison and their three children. Photos from Zack’s partner Rondine Allison: If you have photos or memories of Zack, please post a comment.

  • Aaron “Diggles” Johnson 1986–2018

    Born 9/8/86–Died January 2018 at Shilshole. Women in Black stood vigil for Aaron. Friends placed a heart-shaped marker for him near Ballard Commons in Spring 2019. Aaron’s Leaf is at Ballard Library. If you have photos or memories of Aaron, please post a comment. Featured Leaf January 2021

  • Taylor Vreeland ?–2014

    Taylor was the informal “Head Chef” at Mary’s Place Day Center for many a year.  Her Leaf is at Mary’s Place. If you have photos or memories of Taylor, please share them by posting a comment.

  • Sue Inglis 1962–2017

    Sue was a powerful presence in the homeless women’s community, and a strong and gifted leader in WHEEL.  Her Leaf is at Mary’s Place. If you have photos or memories of Sue, please share them by posting a comment.

  • Rose Foster 1951–2011

    Rose’s Leaf is at Mary’s Place. If you have photos or memories of Rose, please share them by posting a comment.

  • John “Akasha” Dolato, Jr. 1956–2009

    John (also known as Akasha/Akacia/Taz) overcame life-long challenges with mental illness and stress to be a supportive leader in a tree-sitter community that successfully protected ancient forests in California and Oregon. Yet again facing impending homelessness on Seattle streets he died by suicide on January 11, 2009. His Leaf is at All Pilgrims Church, in his old stomping grounds of Capitol Hill.  If you have photos or memories of him, please post a comment.