Re: “Gig Harbor man’s legacy can be found outdoors” (TNT, 1-12).
The entire Gig Harbor Peninsula owes a tremendous debt of gratitude to Vernon Young’s tireless efforts to build parks and trails.
The article was a nice tribute to Young’s legacy, but didn’t stress just how important his impact was. Without Young, there might not be a PenMet Parks District, and without his hard work, many of our lands wouldn’t be in our possession. His legacy won’t be just the parks, trails and lands he helped acquire, build and maintain, but also a shining example how one man’s dedication …