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Nick Hall: Complete memorial service story

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By Jeffrey P. Mayor
Staff writer

The verbal portrait painted during a memorial service Friday portrayed
fallen climbing ranger Nick Hall as a man whose quiet demeanor
reflected strength not weakness, a ranger whose skills and judgment
were without question and whose familial bonds were woven with faith
and love.

“It was special to have folks share what Nick means to them,” Aaron
Hall, the ranger’s brother,

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Nick Hall: Honored at memorial service; recovery efforts on hold until Monday

More than 250 family, friends, coworkers and members of the climbing community gathered this morning to bid farewell to Nick Hall, the Mount Rainier climbing ranger who died June 21 during a rescue of four climbers who had fallen into a crevasse.

In a ceremony that blended a military-style formality with the informal remembrances from a brother and a friend, Hall was remembered for his passion for the outdoors, his quiet intensity and his remarkable climbing and rescue skills.

National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis, also a former Mount Rainier National Park superintendent, described Hall as a hero, like those

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Nick Hall: Memorial service planned at park this morning

A private memorial service will be held this morning at Paradise for climbing ranger Nick Hall, who died eight days ago after falling down Mount Rainier during a rescue.

The service is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. at the Henry M. Jackson Memorial Visitor Center, and is expected to last about one hour.

Hall, 33, died June 21 after he fell 2,500 feet as he assisted with the rescue of four climbers who had fallen into a crevasse on the Emmons Glaicer. Snow, clouds, wind and poor mountain conditions have stymied attempts so far to reach Hall’s body, which

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