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March
18th

Memorial for Booth Gardner to be March 30 at UPS Fieldhouse

Political consultant and family spokesman Ron Dotzauer has announced the date and location for former Gov. Booth Gardner‘s public memorial.  It is planned at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 30, at the Memorial Fieldhouse at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma.

Gardner died Friday night at the age of 76 from complications related to Parkinson’s disease. A news obituary crafted by Jordan Schrader of The News Tribune is here.

 

March
16th

U.S. Rep. Heck’s statement on the death of Booth Gardner, a governor he served, admired

U.S. Rep. Denny Heck put out a statement today on the passing of former Gov. Booth Gardner, whose unlikely career in politics is chronicled here by his hometown paper, The News Tribune:

Statement on the Passing of Former Washington Governor Booth Gardner

Olympia, Washington – Congressman Denny Heck has released the following statement on the passing of former Washington Governor Booth Gardner. The Congressman served as Chief of Staff during Governor Gardner’s second term (1989-1993).

“Booth Gardner will be remembered for many things.  He will be remembered for his impish sense of humor and never-failing common touch.  He will be remembered as

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March
16th

Booth Gardner’s family releases its official obituary on popular governor whose death was announced today

A lot is being written today about the passing of Washington Gov. Booth Gardner, who died at 76 Friday after a long-term health decline related to Parkinson’s disease. Gardner served two terms after first being elected in 1984, and my reporting partner Jordan Schrader has penned this excellent wrap-up of the Democrat’s life.

Former Gardner political associate Ron Dotzauer also released an obituary on behalf of Gardner’s family, which says a private funeral and public memorial are planned. The family’s version of the Gardner story is here:

Booth Gardner, 19th Governor of Washington, dies at 76
 
TACOMA, Wash. –  Booth Gardner, the charismatic Democrat

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