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TACOMA: Pinegar was a dedicated public official

Avon Pinegar, who was buried Friday, exemplified all that a citizen can hope for in a public official or employee.

His dedication and concern for the benefit of the housing needs of this community through his position as director of the Tacoma Housing Authority and its foundation, which he established and directed until his death, should be known to all. His goal was to provide a decent home and environment for Tacomans on the lower rungs of the economic ladder.

He was appointed director of the THA when Salishan was the center of the city’s drug and crime problem and

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