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John (Jack) Raymond Weigand March 9, 1928 – January 5, 2015 Devoted husband, father, and friend Jack passed away peacefully at home on January 5th with his family at his side. With his engineering and finance background Jack enjoyed a long career at Tektronix, and loved to tinker with everything from computers to cars. Jack’s
On Friday, May 23rd, 2014 The Snow Sports Industry lost a True legend and Selfless Ambassador to Alpine Skiing & Teaching. Gary Carter was a great partner, father, mentor and one of the best instructors many of us knew. He had a huge following and was known as THE guy who improved several marriages by
An amazing man with a passion for skiing and teaching and PSIA-NW and a huge leader in both Anthony Lakes and Spout Springs Ski Schools, Buzz Fulton is greatly missed. Please click here for obituary and memorial service announcement. Buzz’s passing at the age of 93, marks the end of an era for people who truly made
Franklin was a PSIA member for many years and taught skiing at Ski Acres and Stevens Pass before moving on to coaching and being active in the racing world (he was a volunteer on the slopes for the Vancouver Olympics, yearly at the Lake Louise downhill race). The past few years he has been very
Bart Singley passed away October 11, 2012 in Joseph, Oregon. He was born in Salida, Colorado on July 14, 1965 he was 47 at the time of his death. He grew up in Leadville, Colorado and attended school there, and graduated in 1983 and attended Wenatchee Valley College in Wenatchee, Washington. Bart was an avid
Marty O’Connor passed away in his sleep on Friday November 9th, 2012. He leaves behind his wife of 31 years, Deanne and their four children, Leah, Corey, Haley and Morgan. Marty was born in Seattle and grew up in Stanwood. He graduated from Stanwood High School in 1976 and St. Martins University in 1980 with
Louise Anne Lenihan, a passionate skier and ski industry executive, died peacefully on Sunday October 14, 2012 at her home in Kirkland Washington after a long battle with cancer. She was 75. Lou was born and raised in Corvallis, OR, where her father, Henry Hartman, was Professor and Chair of the Department of Horticulture at
Kathy Hand remembers Lucky Joy Lucas From the NW Snowsports Instructor newsletter, Winter 2011-12 Lucky Joy Lucas was a pioneer in the ski industry. Yes, her first name was Lucky, but we were the lucky ones as she settled on ski teaching and gave her time and talent to us. She passed peacefully on Black
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