• Samuel Hakimian 1952–2014

    From a staffperson at the Compass Housing Alliance Pioneer Square Men’s program: “Samuel was kind, thoughtful, enlightened, and strong.” Samuel’s Leaf is at Compass Center. If you have photos or memories of Samuel, please post a comment.

  • Jacob Demasters 1981–2018

    From his cousin Sylvana: “Jacob should be remembered for his humor, nomadic spirit, and love and loyalty to his family.” Jacob’s Leaf is at Compass Center. If you have photos or memories of Jacob, please post a comment.    

  • Johnee with his dog, captioned "me and my most loyal best friend"

    John “Johnee” Alston Lane 1969–2019

      Johnee was born June 6, 1969. He died January 9, 2019 in Volunteer Park. John hung out at Cal Anderson Park; there’s a bench with his name on it there (in marker). Johnee’s Leaf is at All Pilgrims Church. If you have photos or memories of Johnee, please post a comment. Featured Leaf June 2020

  • Reece Manderson 1985–2019

      Born October 25, 1985. Died February 2, 2019. From fiancee Natalie Spears: “He was a good father, friend, fiance and son. He loved to fix things. He is survived by his father Colin Manderson, his mother Cynthia Goodfield and his two sisters, Nicole Manderson and Alicia Molina.”

  • John Logan 1968–2015

    Birth February 6th, 1968. Death January 20th, 2015. John’s Leaf is at Seattle Justice Center. If you have photos or memories of John, please post a comment.

  • Scott Allerhand 1962–2018

    Birth February 24, 1962.  Death January 2, 2018. Scott’s Leaf is at the Seattle Justice Center. If you have photos or memories of Scott, please post a comment.

  • Brandon Scott Parrish

    Brandon Scott Parrish 1984–2019

    Brandon is buried at Harpeth Hills Cemetery in Nashville TN. His Leaf is at Seattle Justice Center. If you have photos or memories of Brandon, please post a comment.

  • Noel Gaitho 1982–2019

    Noel Muroki Gaitho was born December 25, 1982, in Kenya. He died January 31, 2019 in Des Moines, near First Baptist Church. Women in Black stood vigil for Noel in May 2019.  From Noel’s birth mother, Joyce, just before the vigil: “I share with you from Kenya. I dearly want to thank all the Women in Black who will be participating in the vigil. I am Noel Gaitho’s biological mother, Joyce Njeri and my husband’s name is Peter Moroki Gaitho. Noel Gaitho is the first born in the family of four. He left to America by the help of a relative.  Something went very wrong causing our son to be…

  • Farhan Karshe, 1982–2018

    Farhan’s Leaf is at the Recovery Cafe. If you have photos or memories of Farhan, please share them by posting a comment.

  • Homeless Jesus watches over Leaves at Recovery Cafe

    Sol Smith, 1972–2019

    Sol’s Leaf is at the Recovery Cafe. If you have photos or memories of Sol, please share them by posting a comment.

  • Arnette Adams, from Mary's Place calendar

    Arnette Adams 1948–2019

    Arnette Adams was a great soul, widely loved and deeply missed. She stood with Women in Black many times in our early days; here are her powerful words about it, from Desiree Hellegers’ remarkable oral history, No Room of Her Own: “When I came to [Mary’s Place} I had to get used to people leaving, cause a lot of people die, and I got used to that. It makes me feel proud standing for someone I knew, the ladies I saw pass away. I believe it will make them feel proud [that we] stand for them….Sometimes we pass out those flyers [that] will have [the deceased person’s] name on it, you…

  • Cisco's Leaf

    Timothy “Cisco” Larson 1977–2009

    Timothy Michael Larson, known as Cisco, was born 2/9/77.  He was a street youth in Seattle for a long time, well known and loved.  Cisco was a Broadway kid and hung out near the Jimi Hendrix sculpture.

  • Sterling Carter 1953 – 2018

    From our friends at Seattle Mennonite Church:  “We remember Sterling as the carver, woodworker, fisherman and father – who was part of Lake City for many years.  He would tell story after story about the parts of Washington he had explored and rivers he had fished with family and friends. Those were treasured memories and spoke to the joy he had experienced, that energized him even as he grew older and health challenges slowed him down.” If you have memories of photos of Sterling to share, please post a comment.

  • Rick Fowler 1955 – 2019

    From our friends at Seattle Mennonite Church:  “We remember Rick for his hilarious sense of humor, motivation to find work, and have much sadness that he died trying to get to winter shelter this last Feb. Rick brought life to community, being a great story-teller and conversationalist. The time he was experiencing homelessness in Lake City was not going to be the end of his story, Rick had plans to move on – and though they were not realized – he left behind a community of friends who miss him dearly.” If you have memories or photos of Rick to share, please post a comment.