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Mike McMurray

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

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Mike McMurray
Mike McMurray served the Duvall Fire District 45 community as a volunteer responder and instructor for more than 12 years. McMurray passed away Sept. 16, 2012.

Here is a summary of some of the contributions he has made to the department and the community:

EMT/EMS responder for 12 years

Firefighter for fiveof those years

CPR and first aid instructor

Emergency Vehicle Accident Prevention instructor

Rescue boat operator and instructor

Worked five or more 12-hour shifts/month

Responded on more than 2000 aid, fire, or service calls in his 12 years of service

Worked with FEMA in the Southeast U.S. after a devastatinhurricane

Proud to be the oldest department member to pass the annual firefighter physical capability test

First recipient of the department’s Merit Challenge Coin

Vital part of our rescue boat program

Vital part of our recruit training program

Attended every possible training opportunity so as to expand his skills and knowledge

Worked the day or night shift on every  Christmas and Thanksgiving

Voted EMT of the year by department members three times

Received the Duvall Fire Rookie of the Year Award, Chief’s Award, Commissioner Award (twice), and Customer Service Award (three times)

A memorial service is planned for Saturday, September 29, 2012, at 10 a.m. at Riverview School District Educational Service Center(Located on 1st Avenue, between Stella & Stephens).

The service is open to all members of our community; light refreshments to follow.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to animal rescue organizations or the Duvall Firefighters Association (DFFA).

Dana McClansburgh

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

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Dana McClansburgh
Dana (Glasscock) McClansburgh passed away suddenly on September 8, 2012. Dana was born in Seattle October 10, 1970.  She was preceded in death by both of her parents, Earl and Peggy Glasscock, and a stepbrother Gary Palella.Dana moved to Hoquiam in 1977 where she graduated from Hoquiam High school in 1989. She moved to the Duvall area in 1993.

Dana leaves behind a son, Michael Girard; a daughter, Ashley McClansburgh; three brothers, Larry (Patti) Glasscock, Joe Glasscock, John (Penny) Glasscock; five sisters, Karen Tyner, Mona (Dan) Sullivan, Helena (Mike) White, Teresa Glasscock (Sandy), twin sister, Lisa (Terry) Thomas;  stepmother,  Nancy Glasscock;  two stepsisters Laurel Weatherly  and Teresa Marie Palella. And a close friend Doug Schmidt.

Dana worked for Safeway for many years in the Duvall area.

She loved her kids and family very much. She enjoyed being outdoors, camping and planting flowers.

She loved her animals as much as her kids.Donations can be made to PAWS or Pasado’s Safe Haven.

Donald A. Knight

  • Written by Valley View Staff

NightobitDonald A. Knight , 83, born in Seattle in 1929, a longtime resident of Kirkland and Duvall, died  of cancer August 20th in North Carolina where he resided the last five years.

Graduated Lincoln High School, 1948, where he met his wife Barbara of 45 years, d.1996. He served in the U.S. Naval Reserves and retired from Pacific Northwest Bell in 1984.

He loved the outdoors, hiking and camping with his family. An accomplished craftsman and carpenter, he built furniture and toys and even his log home in Duvall.  He delighted in being busy and working with his hands.  His family bringing him his greatest joy.

Donald is survived by wife Alba, 3 children; Nancy Clarke (Richard), Susan Cosby, Robert Knight (Lynn), sister Elaine Nickolson (Bruce), 2 nieces, 9 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, 4 step-children and their families. Services 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 22 at Evergreen Community Church, 3429- 240th St. SE., Bothell.

Roger Alan Barngrover

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

obit BarngroverRoger Alan Barngrover passed away suddenly while fishing in Montana on the Yellowstone River. Roger was born in Decatur, Illinois and was the son of Gladys Jeppson and the late Robert Barngrover. He is survived by his wife Pam Taylor, his son Brandon Barngrover, his sisters Nancy and Janet and his brother Ron.

Roger (Mr. B.) was a beloved third grade teacher at Crystal Springs Elementary School for 20 years. He was passionate about theater and music and his students knew him for his wonderful sense of humor. Roger’s life passion was fishing and died while doing what he loved most.

A celebration of Roger’s life will be held at Crystal Springs Elementary School on Saturday, September 8, 2012, at 11:00 a.m.  In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to Cast Hope.org, a nonprofit organization impacting underprivileged and at-risk youth and their mentors through fly fishing experiences.

Roger will be truly missed by his family, friends, students and faculty.

David N. Lombard

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Obit LombardDavid N. Lombard lost his courageous battle with cancer on August 22, 2012, surrounded by his loving family.

Dave was born in Seattle on December 6, 1949, and lived in the area all of his life. He graduated from Queen Anne High School, the University of Washington and UPS Law School. He was married to Susan Elliott on October 22, 1983, and had three children, Matt, Jeff, and Megan.

He was an adoring husband and father and loved most to spend time with his family.  He especially enjoyed watching all three of his children participate in sports activities and volunteered his time to the Woodinville Little League and Woodinville High School sports for many years.

Dave was a man of integrity, generosity, common sense, humor and loyalty. He was a mentor to many. Family, co-workers and friends were very important in his life.  He loved to practice law and often said it was “a little bit of heaven” to go to work!  A colleague and friend said it best this past week: “He made a difference.That he made a difference may be the least that can be said of Dave. For sure, I am both a better person and a better lawyer for having known him.”

In the last several years he enjoyed traveling with Rick Steves to Europe, playing golf and going on wine tasting excursions.

Dave’s legal practice resembled a solar system with him at the center. Through skill and judgment, Dave attracted clients who became eternal friends. He worked adeptly with opposing lawyers who respected him.  He loved his law partners and they loved him back.

Dave’s solar system started with a bang at the UPS Law School (now Seattle University) from which he graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1976. From there he clerked for Justice Orris Hamilton of the Washington State Supreme Court. After clerking, Dave joined the Seattle law firm of Ferguson & Burdell in 1977. In recognition of his abilities as a commercial real estate lawyer, Dave became a partner in 1983 and continued as a partner in that firm and its successor until early 1994.

In March 1994, Dave’s solar system radiated further when he and other Ferguson & Burdell lawyers and staff embarked upon a new venture bearing his name, Jameson Babbitt Stites & Lombard.

Throughout his radiant career he enjoyed his peers’ appreciation of his talent.  Dave was a long-time member of the Real Property, Probate & Trust Section of the Washington State Bar Association. He served as a fellow of the Board of Regents of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys and as a member of the Lenders’ Counsel Group of the American Land Title Association. Dave has been recognized for many years by Best Lawyers, Chambers, and as a Super Lawyer.

Dave is survived by his wife Sue of 29 years, his sons Matt and Jeff, and his daughter Megan; his mother Dorothy Lombard; sister Laurie Albrecht and brothers John Lombard and Larry Lombard. A private graveside memorial service has been held. A celebration of Dave’s life will be held on September 8, at Broadmoor Golf & Country Club, from 5-10 p.m. Everyone whose life was touched by Dave is welcome to attend. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that a donation be made to the American Cancer Society.