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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.

Mercer Island High School News From Around The Web

Prep roundup: Juanita basketball sweeps Sammamish in Friday doubleheader

January 14, 2017 by Kirkland Reporter

The Juanita High boys basketball team cruised to a 67-44 conference victory over Sammamish on Friday in Bellevue. Down early ... Next, Juanita has a road game against Mercer Island at 7:15 p.m. on Jan. 17 at Mercer ... 8 at Lake Washington High School.

Lake Washington wrestling drops first conference dual to Mercer Island, 39-31

January 13, 2017 by Kirkland Reporter

The Lake Washington High wrestling team lost a close conference dual to Mercer Island, 39-31, on Thursday at Lake Washington High School. The Kangs (3-1 KingCo) won three of the first four matches — a major decision from Elijah Lux at 126 pounds, ...

COMMANDER ARTHUR LUDWIG JACOSON, U.S.N. (Ret'd)

January 13, 2017 by Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)He landed in Tacoma, Washington, 2 June 1915, and departed 31 December 2016 on Mercer Island, Washington. He was the first son of ... After graduating from Stadium High School in 1934, he attended the University of Washington. His infrequent visits ...

Mercer Island High School to present 'Big Love' as winter play

January 13, 2017 by Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

The Mercer Island High School drama department will present its winter play “Big Love,” with performances on Jan. 26, 27, 28 and Feb. 2, 3 and 4 at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. “Big Love” was written by Charles L. Mee, and is based on the ...

Precision passing propels Mercer Island to victory against Totems

January 12, 2017 by Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)An evenly-matched game after the first quarter of play between Mercer Island and the Sammamish Totems boys basketball teams appeared to possess the attributes of a nail-biter contest. It never happened. ... 10 at Sammamish High School in Bellevue.

Application period for Stanley Ann Dunham Scholarship opens Jan. 15

January 12, 2017 by Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

“The Stanley Ann Dunham Scholarship is helping me become educated to help create a better tomorrow,” said 2016 recipient Rose Guttman, a freshman at the University of Washington. After awarding 13 scholarships to senior women at Mercer Island High ...

Mercer Island broadcasting students named as finalists for national awards

January 12, 2017 by Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)Seven Mercer Island High School broadcasting students have been named as finalists for the coveted Golden Microphone awards. These are annual honors presented to the nation's finest high school and college media students by the Intercollegiate ...

Eastside legislators talk taxes, tolls at chamber breakfast

January 10, 2017 by Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)While a thousand little things are on the minds of Washington state legislators, one massive subject looms over all others: How are we going to pay for public schools? State representatives were asked how to ... Judy Clibborn (D-Mercer Island) said ...

Lake Washington boys rally to stun Mercer Island

January 7, 2017 by Kirkland Reporter

Kirkland ReporterFor three-and-a-half quarters of basketball, the Lake Washington High basketball team found itself playing from behind against the Mercer Island Islanders, trailing by as much as 15 in the second half. ... Nine fourth-quarter points from junior guard ...

Prep roundup: Mercer Island girls beat Lake Washington, Juanita girls beat Liberty

January 7, 2017 by Kirkland Reporter

Kirkland ReporterThe Mercer Island High girls basketball ream improved to 6-0 in KingCo play with a 58-21 victory over Lake Washington on Friday at Lake Washington High School in Kirkland. Mercer Island senior Anna Luce led all scorers with 19 points while also ...

Mercer Island dominant in win over Lake Washington | Prep girls basketball

January 7, 2017 by Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)Two days after a convincing 64-29 win over Liberty High, the Islanders defeated Lake Washington 58-21 Friday night at Lake Washington High School. Mercer Island improved to 6-0 against its KingCo competitors and remains undefeated against in-state ...

Kangs rally late to stun Islanders | Prep boys basketball

January 7, 2017 by Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)Behind nine fourth-quarter points from junior guard Beau Heimdahl and a late bucket from sophomore big man Griffin Barker, Lake Washington capped a furious second-half rally to beat Mercer Island 61-60 Friday night at Lake Washington High School.

Islanders earn convincing victory against Patriots

January 5, 2017 by Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)Luce, who scored a game-high 24 points (9-for-16 from the field), led the Islanders to a 64-29 victory against the Patriots on Jan. 4 at Mercer Island High School. The Islanders improved their overall record to 7-3 with the win. Liberty dropped to 4-6 ...

SUMIE AKIZUKI

January 5, 2017 by Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)Sumie Akizuki a long time resident of Mercer Island, passed away peacefully with her sons by her side, on November 22, 2016 at the age of 87. Born in Bellevue, Sumie was the third of seven children of Takayoshi and Michi Suguro, immigrants from Japan.

SALLY JEAN BROWN

January 4, 2017 by Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

Sally Jean Brown, who brought sparkle to the lives of many, died December 30 at her Mercer Island home. She was a member of Mercer Island High School's first graduating class. Sally received a degree in journalism from the University of Washington ...

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