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Memorial Service

November 5, 2013 by Virginia Crumb (Register to contact)

This is Robert, Virginia's husband. I'm sad to announce that Virginia ("Ginger") died of heart disease on August 28.

A memorial service for her will be held at 11 AM on Saturday 11/23, at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, on Mercer Island. All are welcome to attend.

Please forward this notice to anyone you know who might have known Ginger. Thank you.

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Mercer Island HS Ranked Top 10 In Washington  Mercer Island, WA Patch

WA Schools On Elite US News List - Mercer Island, WA - The annual U.S. News & World Report best high school rankings are out. See where schools in your ...



Mercer Island High School condemns 'Nazi gestures' by students  KING5.com

Mercer Island school officials are investigating social media postings showing high school students 'engaged in inappropriate anti-Semitic conduct.'



TeamsCode Spring 2019 Mercer Island High School Programming Contest – GeekWire Events Calendar  GeekWire

The time has come for TeamsCode to host its fifth biannual programming contest at Mercer Island High School. This contest is a great opportunity for students to ...



Mercer Island marching band aids Puerto Rico hurricane recovery  KING5.com

When Puerto Rico was devastated by Hurricane Maria, the Mercer Island High School marching band stepped up to help a fellow band in need.



Mercer Island HS Marching Band is returning to the Rose Parade  KING5.com

The Mercer Island High School Marching Band is one of the largest in Washington State, with over 300 students. They have participated in London's New Year's ...



Mercer Island students help Puerto Rico band get to Rose Parade  KING5.com

Students in the Mercer Island High School band fundraised thousands of dollars to help a band in Puerto Rico that was devastated by a hurricane get to the ...



Mercer Island School District welcomes new administrators  Mercer Island Reporter

There will be new leadership at the high school, two elementary schools and in the district office.



HORACE RAND GINN  Mercer Island Reporter

December 4, 1942 – January 27, 2019. Surrounded by his family, Rand died in Bellevue, WA on January 27, 2019 at the age of 76 of heart and kidney failure ...



BETH (ELIZABETH) SCHERZO  Mercer Island Reporter

Beth Scherzo was born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey on August 21, 1966. She passed away with her parents, sister and sons at her bedside at home in Bellevue, ...



Mercer Island band travels to Pasadena for Rose Parade  Q13 News Seattle

PASADENA, Calif. -- The Huskies weren't the only ones representing Western Washington in Pasadena this week. The Mercer Island High School Marching ...



Mercer Island HS Ranked Among Best In WA: U.S. News  Mercer Island, WA Patch

Washington Has 3 U.S. News Best Schools - Mercer Island, WA - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country. See how ...



This teenage refugee found a new start on Mercer Island  KING5.com

Mohamed Imran fled Myanmar to escape the Rohingya Genocide.



NATHAN JANOS JONES  Mercer Island Reporter

Nathan Janos Jones, passed away on December 10, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. He was 40 years old.



President Obama's mom honored at Mercer Island High School  KING5.com

In Above the Fold, Steve Bunin goes under a ferry in Blaine & highlights his alma mater, Mercer Island High School, which honored two graduates - a new ...



MIHS senior named US Presidential Scholar  Mercer Island Reporter

Dana Berejka is one of two students from Washington to be selected.



Islander recalls filming 'The Wizard of Oz'  Mercer Island Reporter

A retirement community in Mercer Island will be celebrating the special connection of one of its residents with one of the most beloved movies of all time, “The ...



After 3 student-initiated threats, Mercer Island High School cancels classes Friday for ‘students and staff to regroup’  Q13 News Seattle

MERCER ISLAND, Wash. -- Mercer Island School District announced Thursday that it is canceling classes at Mercer Island High School and all after-school and ...



Mercer Island graduating seniors reunite with kindergarten teacher  Mercer Island Reporter

The 2018 graduating class of Mercer Island High School is newsworthy for many reasons. But for former kindergarten teacher Marilyn O'Neill, this group of ...



Local firefighters raise funds, awareness for breast cancer  Mercer Island Reporter

Mercer Island firefighters will join many across the world in recognizing breast cancer awareness month and raising funds to support a local charity.



Aggressive owls in Pioneer Park, city of Mercer Island warns  Mercer Island Reporter

Owls have a distinctive call described as sounding like “Who-cooks-for-you, who-cooks-for-you-all?”



CHRISTOPHER J. NORTON  Mercer Island Reporter

Christopher J. Norton of Bellevue, WA passed away at 5pm on May 3, 2018 after a ten year battle with multiple myeloma.



More Snow Coming To Seattle Area, Forecasts Show  Seattle, WA Patch

More Snow Coming To Puget Sound: Forecast - Seattle, WA - See the latest snow forecasts for the rest of the week, school closures for Tuesday, and Patch ...



Washington’s National Merit Scholarship semifinalists named; Seattle’s Lakeside tops list  The Seattle Times

Washington's semifinalists, along with 16000 others across the nation, had the highest scores on the 2017 PSAT taken by 1.6 million high school juniors last ...



Redmond Students Get National Merit Corporate Scholarships  Redmond, WA Patch

Puget Sound Teens Get National Merit Scholarhips - Redmond, WA - See the students from across Puget Sound, including Redmond, who earned scholarships ...



Mercer Island inventor's fidget gadget is changing lives  KING5.com

A Mercer Island man who has struggled with attention deficit disorder has created his own fidget toy, aimed at people who may be too distracted by the popular ...



Mercer Island third grader dies from leukemia  Mercer Island Reporter

The Mercer Island community has rallied around the Harrington-Lill family, who lost their 8-year-old son, Ewan Lill, to acute lymphoblastic leukemia on May 7.



JOHN ALEXANDER LIVINGSTONE  Mercer Island Reporter

June 7, 1927 – September 24, 2017. John Alexander Livingstone passed away peacefully on September 24, 2017 in Portland, OR, at the age of 90. Born and ...



Seattle Squeeze Part 2: Metro Buses Leave Transit Tunnel Forever  Seattle, WA Patch

Seattle Squeeze Part 2: The Buspocalypse - Seattle, WA - Commuters - including drivers - in every city in the region will be affected when buses leave the ...



Person of Interest: Teddy Fischer, the Mercer Island High School Student Who Scored an Interview with Defense Secretary James Mattis  TheStranger.com

You saw a photo in the Washington Post with Defense Secretary James Mattis's phone number scrawled on a Post-it note. So you decided to contact him for an ...



Mercer Island National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists Announced  Patch.com

Local National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist - Mercer Island, WA - A number of Mercer Island students are semifinalists for National Merit Scholarships, which ...



Bellevue Schools Ranked Among Best In Nation: U.S. News  Bellevue, WA Patch

Washington Has 3 U.S. News Best Schools - Bellevue, WA - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country. See how ...



Box CEO and Mercer Island High School friends turned tech dabbling into 'once-in-a-lifetime opportunity'  Seattle Times

Aaron Levie and three friends from Mercer Island High School grew the data storage company Box to more than 1600 employees and customers including ...



Islander Middle School Evacuated After Bomb Threat  Patch.com

Islander Middle School Evacuation - Mercer Island, WA - Students and staff were evacuated to the Mercer Island Community and Events Center around 11 a.m. ...



Mercer Island School Breaks A Gymnasium Record  Patch.com

MERCER ISLAND, WA - The local school district is reporting that a Mercer Island middle school has broken a record: for the first time, all of the students were ...



'Hometown Hero' fights cancer with community support  Bothell-Kenmore Reporter

Kirk Robinson's Facebook feed is full of uplifting *content*: photos of his firefighting career, videos of his two boys skateboarding and boating, inspirational news ...



Washington's best public high schools ranked  KOMO News

SEATTLE – With classes starting up again in less than a month, what better way to ring in the school year than knowing what the best public high schools are in ...



Meet the candidates for Mercer Island School Board Position 4  Mercer Island Reporter

Deborah Schneider Lurie, Diana Lein and Linhui Hao — the three candidates in the Aug. 1 primary election for Mercer Island School Board, Director Position 4 ...



Phone-a-Thon goes all in for Mercer Island kids | Island Forum  Mercer Island Reporter

Ask any global leader, star athlete, trailblazing scientist or successful entrepreneur how they achieved their success, and without a doubt, their answer will ...



2 Mercer Island High School Students Win Congressional Award  Patch.com

2 Mercer Island High School Students Win... - Mercer Island, WA - The Mercer Island High School students won Congressional Awards for community *service* ...



'It's a Wonderful Life' fan tracks down star's home on Mercer Island  Mercer Island Reporter

Donna Reed, who played Mary Hatch Bailey in Frank Capra's 1946 film, lived on the Island in the 70s.



LINDA ANN HARMON  Mercer Island Reporter

Linda Ann (Morrow) Harmon passed away on Friday, January 19, 2018, at Stanford Medical Center in Palo Alto, California, at the age of sixty-two. Linda will be ...



Seattle Holiday Events Calendar 2018  Seattle Weekly

Make the most of the season with 100+ regional festivals, concerts, stage shows, and more.



Mercer Island retirement community names new director  Mercer Island Reporter

A Pacific Northwest native is coming home to work at Covenant Shores, as the Mercer Island retirement community's new executive director.



Body Of Mercer Island Teen Who Died Glissading Recovered  Patch.com

Body Of Teen Who Died Glissading Recovered - Mercer Island, WA - Benjamin Gore, 19, died in a glissading accident June 3 in the Cascades, according to the ...



Local Students Get Congressional Awards From Rep. Adam Smith  Patch.com

Students Get Congressional Medals From Rep. Smith - Mercer Island, WA - Ten students from Mercer Island and Bellevue were given the medals at an event in ...



Local band in the Rose Bowl Parade  KING5.com

In Above the Fold, Steve Bunin profiles a political scandal in Kent and his alma mater, Mercer Island High School, whose band will play in the Rose Bowl parade ...



MATTHEW MOWRER LANE  Mercer Island Reporter

Matthew Mowrer Lane was ushered into this world by the Blue Angels as they rattled the windows at Swedish Hospital on July 30, 1991.



Next Renowned Dance for PD program comes to Mercer Island  Mercer Island Reporter

For people with Parkinson's disease (PD), the effort to initiate movement can be difficult, even “superhuman,” said Islander Marsha Karr.



Mercer Island Resident Sheryl Whitney Appointed to Harborview Medical Center Board of Trustees  King County

The Metropolitan King County Council unanimously approved Councilmember Claudia Balducci's motion to appoint former Deputy King County Executive and ...



Rain doesn't dampen spirits at Mercer Island Pumpkin Walk  Mercer Island Reporter

Despite the wet weather, a “gourd” time was had by all at Mercer Island's second annual Pumpkin Walk on Oct. 21.



Mercer Island Teen Who Died In Cascades Hiking Accident Identified  Patch.com

Mercer Island Teen Dead In Hiking Accident - Mercer Island, WA - The 19-year-old from Mercer Island died after a glissading accident north of Cle Elum over the ...



Teens in Fred Hutch program aspire to be scientists, doctors  The Daily Herald

Snohomish County students are among the 32 admitted to the Pathway Research Explorer Program.



Green Schools Program recognizes 83 schools, two districts for resource conservation - King County  King County

The King County Green Schools Program helps schools and school districts engage students and employees in learning about and practicing resource ...



Mercer Island student gets perfect score on 2 AP tests  KING5.com

Adam Tucker did something his teacher has never seen before in her 20+ career at Mercer Island High School.



DOROTHY GARRISON SWARTS  Mercer Island Reporter

Dorothy Garrison Swarts passed away Friday, June 9th, of complications from Multiple Sclerosis. She passed comfortably with her husband Geoff, daughters ...



Mercer Islander becomes 'pilgrim au pain'  Mercer Island Reporter

Two women — one from Olympia and one from Mercer Island — are enjoying semi-retired life in one of Europe's favorite village, medieval St Cirq Lapopie in ...



Taylor James Laddrout  Yakima Herald-Republic

Taylor James Laddrout, 50, passed away January 19, 2019 at Duke Raleigh Hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina. He was born in Yakima, Washington where he ...



Mercer Island teen rocks AND runs the airwaves  KING5.com

SEATTLE -- There's a local radio station that's garnering fans from across the country, just under a week since it re-launched. KMIH 88.9 FM The Bridge features ...



MADELINE “MADDY” SANBORN  Mercer Island Reporter

Madeline “Maddy” Marie Sanborn, age 30, of Mercer Island, passed away suddenly on February 15, 2017.



JAMEY RAYMOND HIBBERT  Mercer Island Reporter

Jamey Raymond Hibbert passed away September 3, 2016 holding the hands of her four sons on Mercer Island. She was born October 1, 1959 in Seattle, ...



WENDY ANN BIRDWELL, née WEBSTER  Mercer Island Reporter

September 4, 1942 –February 9, 2018. Our older sister, Wendy, worked through her first 25 years to find that elusive path to personal happiness, finding many ...



PAIGE PHYLLIS KING  Mercer Island Reporter

Paige passed away February 8, 2017 of heart failure. She was born at Stanford University Hospital, Palo Alto, CA. Although from a young age, spent the ...



Everett superintendent to retire at end of the school year  The Daily Herald

EVERETT — Superintendent Gary Cohn, who has led the Everett School District through a decade of growth and change, will retire at the end of the school year.



Dahlias bring color, community to Covenant Shores campus  Mercer Island Reporter

A dahlia farmer who used to sell bouquets for $1 per bunch now gives them away for free to residents of Covenant Shores, a retirement community in Mercer ...



4 Washington high schools rank among top 150 in U.S.  KING5.com

Four Washington state high schools have been ranked among the top 150 high schools in the country according to US News & World Report.



Three candidates challenge Joel Kretz for Northeast Washington House seat  The Spokesman-Review

Two Democrats and one Independent are challenging 7th District Rep. Joel Kretz for his seat in the state House of Representatives. The Republican incumbent ...



St. Hack-trick's Day – GeekWire Events Calendar  GeekWire

Do you believe in the power of tech for good to make a difference? Bring your laptop, your creativity, and your collaborative spirit to our St. Hat-trick's day ...



Fred Hutch receives $1.26M grant to boost science-education efforts  Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has received a $1.26 million, five-year Science Education Partnership Award from the National Institute of General ...



18 Puget Sound Students Win National Merit Scholarships  Bellevue, WA Patch

BELLEVUE, WA - The first round of National Merit Scholarships was announced Wednesday, with 18 students from Washington winning scholarships worth ...



ELAINE C. OFFLEY  Mercer Island Reporter

Elaine Offley was having the time of her life exploring an untamed wilderness she had grown to love, when she suddenly passed away on August 19, 2017.



Healing through heeling | Gratitude Sailing gives back  Mercer Island Reporter

Stephen Lamson and Andy Maloof have been friends since they played football for Mercer Island's two rival junior high schools. They both grew up sailing and ...



161 Students From Across the Country Named 2018 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...



Best High Schools In Washington 2017: U.S. News And World Report  Patch.com

Best High Schools In Washington 2017 - Seattle, WA - The annual list is out and 54 Washington state schools rank among the best in the U.S. Find out which ...



Geek of the Week: With an eye on AI, teen coder Zoe Sheill applies real intelligence to future goals  GeekWire

Zoe Sheill hasn't completed her senior year at Mercer Island High School. But she can't wait for school to start next year. That's because the 17-year-old has ...



MISD Names Teachers of the Year for 2012  Patch.com

David Baxter, Danae Burger and Bob Sagerson were nominated by their fellow teachers and selected by school principals, and were awarded $500 by the ...



Steve Bunin  KING5.com

I am thrilled to be anchoring KING 5 Mornings, back home in Seattle at the station I grew up watching, co-hosting the top-rated newscast in the market!



JAMES PAUL CULLEN  Mercer Island Reporter

Born in Hollywood, Jim was an incredibly unique individual who made a great impression on everyone he ever encountered. He was a very creative and hard ...



2018-19 Women's Squash Roster  George Washington University - Official Athletic Site

The official 2018-19 Women's Squash Roster for the George Washington University Colonials.



27 from Bellevue's Interlake High among this year's National Merit semifinalists  Seattle Times

The National Merit Scholarship program has released the names of this year's semifinalists who are eligible to compete for big academic scholarships next ...



In memory of Lisa Lani Chinn  Northwest Asian Weekly

Lisa Lani Matsukawa was born in Wahiawa, Hawaii. She was the daughter of Joe and Florence Matsukawa of Aiea, Hawaii. She graduated from Aiea High ...



Voices from the Protests: Students Rally in Downtown Seattle  TheStranger.com

Hafsa, 16Franklin High School Why was it important that you come to the protest today? I'm out here to stand up for myself. I cannot go outside because I'm ...



Whits’ Logie learned about life, hoops from grandfather  The Spokesman Review

Truth be told, Matt Logie had his eye on the Whitworth basketball program long before he was hired in May 2011 to lead the Pirates. A full year before he ...



National Merit Scholarship program announces semifinalists  The Seattle Times

The National Merit Scholarship program Wednesday released the names of students who have excelled academically, allowing them to compete for big ...



Joe Wainhouse's long path through baseball  Dailyuw

One of the best birthday presents Dave Wainhouse ever got his son was a foam baseball and bat, signed by his former St. Louis Cardinals teammate Mark ...



MI Lacrosse Hands Bainbridge Another Island War Loss  Patch.com

Mercer Island, WA - Islander Grant Preisler leads all scorers with four goals; MI goalkeeper Carlos Barrios finished with 10 saves to preserve the win.



Rhinestones Introduce Five Debutantes To The Community - The Seattle Medium  Seattle Medium

The Washington Rhinestone Club recently presented five gifted and multi-talented young women to the community as debutantes during their annual ...



Three Edmonds players help Seattle Junior team to state title | Boys hockey - Edmonds Beacon  Edmonds Beacon

Three Edmonds players helped lead the Seattle Junior Hockey Association's 14U A1 Junior Admirals to a victory over the Wenatchee Wolverines to clinch the ...



Two PTHS teams qualify for state mock trial  Port Townsend Leader

The Port Townsend High School Mock Trial Team is sending both of its squads to the Washington State YMCA Mock Trial Competition in Olympia on March ...



Man charged in wife’s shooting during Seattle Uber ride  The Spokesman-Review

A man fatally shot his wife during an Uber ride in Seattle last weekend after they argued about going to a wedding after-party, prosecutors said Thursday as they ...



Man charged with killing wife in Uber car pleads not guilty  The Spokesman-Review

SEATTLE – A man accused of drunkenly shooting his wife to death during an Uber ride in Seattle pleaded not guilty Thursday to second-degree murder.



Man held on $3M bail in fatal shooting of wife during Uber ride in Queen Anne  The Seattle Times

Cameron John Espitia, 31, was arrested in the fatal shooting of Jennifer Espitia, 29, who was pronounced dead at Harborview Medical Center early Sunday.



Celebrities from Seattle and Washington  seattlepi.com

Image 1 of 65. Chris Pratt grew up in Lake Stevens in Snohomish County, where his dad was a home remodeler and his mom works at the local Safeway.



Prep Roundup: B-E hosts girls' golf tourney  goskagit.com

BURLINGTON — Conditions were far from ideal Monday for the 26th annual Burlington-Edison Girls' Invitational at Skagit Golf & Country Club.



Stranger's donation kicks off fund drive for Daybreak Middle School band  The Columbian

Daybreak Middle School seventh-graders Jessie Wiseman, left, and Briana Robbins, display the uniform overlays, one with the Mercer Island identifier and one ...



‘Swagged-out cameras for my eyes!’ Snapchat fans ditch work and school to snag Spectacles in Seattle  GeekWire

A high school junior called her mom from class to come pick her up. A college nursing student bolted out of a lab. Two workers from a “Redmond tech giant” ...



Seattle's Most Influential People of 2014  Seattlemag

It's been a year of superlatives–highest minimum wage! First Super Bowl championship! Biggest transportation boondoggle!–and behind each high point (and ...



Healthiest Cities in Washington  NerdWallet

When it comes to living an active lifestyle, Washington has all the bases covered — on land and water. NerdWallet found the healthiest cities in Washington.



Nathan Cummings On Becoming A National Student Poet  KUOW News and Information

Elizabeth Austen features Nathan Cummings, a senior at Mercer Island High School, as he reads his poem "Proteus" and describes what being named as one of ...



Recipients Announced for 5th Avenue Awards Honoring High School Musical Theater  Broadway World

It was the most anticipated night of the year by high school theater programs across the state of Washington: The 15th Annual 5th Avenue Awards Honoring High ...



“No Limits” Mentoring Mission nominates Peter Dawson, who overcame shattering career disappointment to work on behalf of the disabled.  PR Web

San Diego, California (PRWEB) October 17, 2012 -- Peter Dawson, district administrator for the Blind Field Services Division of the California Department of.



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