The Skanner Newspaper - Obituaries Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:51:55 -0800 MYOB en-gb (The Skanner Newspaper) PSU Women’s Studies Professor Roslyn Farrington, 1963-2014 Services this Saturday for respected educator, activist, artist, feminist


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Gloria Dean Harris: March 3, 1943 - Sept. 24, 2014 Gloria touched many lives over the years while working at N/NE Mental Health Agency

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Obituary: Linda Lee Carter Carter worked for over 20 years in medical records at Best Kaiser Permanente and Providence St. Vincent’s

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Dr Steven Fritz Husband to Portland Commissioner Amanda Fritz Dies in Car Crash  A vigil will be held 5 pm Sunday, Sept. 28 at Terry Schrunk Park in downtown Portland

Obituaries Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:00:59 -0700
Tuskegee Airman Lt. Colonel Edward P. Drummond, Jr. 1926-2014 He was a member of the last official class of the Tuskegee Program that trained African American pilots for combat duty in the U. S. Army Air Corps during World War II


Obituaries Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:44:04 -0700
Marion Deloris DuBoise Johnson: Oct. 1934 -July 2014 Johnson was a teacher who taught diversity to all her students and was known for her classroom displays 

Obituaries Mon, 11 Aug 2014 21:52:24 -0700
James C. Crolley Memorial Service The memorial service for James C. Crolley will be held on Saturday, June 14th, at 1:00 p.m. at Life Change Christian Center located at 3635 N Williams Ave, Portland, OR 97227.

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Master Musician Janice Marie Scroggins Dies at 59 Services are scheduled for Wednesday, June 4. A master pianist of many disciplines, Scroggins wowed audiences with everything from Scott Joplin and Ray Charles to the Ten Grands tours and more


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Billy Frank Jr., Tribal Fishing Activist, Dies Billy Frank Jr. had been a fierce and tireless champion for salmon, tribal sovereignty and the right of Northwest tribes to fish in their traditional waters


Obituaries Tue, 06 May 2014 20:03:17 -0700
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter: Prizefighter and Exoneree 1937-2014 Exonerated after serving 20 years for murders he did not commit, boxer Rubin Carter was a beacon of hope for the wrongly convicted

Obituaries Mon, 21 Apr 2014 18:15:41 -0700
Services Planned for Christine Poole-Jones, 70 She was passionate about making a difference in her community


Obituaries Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:28:38 -0700
Herman McKinney, Civil Rights Activist, Seattle Statesman, 1939-2014 Herman McKinney, civil rights activist and a community leader in Seattle died April 11, aged 75

Obituaries Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:20:19 -0700
Eugene Jackson, Minority Business Advocate Eugene Jackson, longtime African American community activist, minority business advocate, educator, small businessman and local cattle rancher passed away earlier this year.  He was 82.

Obituaries Thu, 27 Mar 2014 17:02:35 -0700
Peter Conway John, October 9, 1957 - March 4, 2014 If you really knew or appreciated Peter and want to honor him, do as he so loved to do, and perform one completely unexpected, outrageous and lovely act in front of people you do not necessarily know, in order to lift at least one person out of their focus on mundane concerns by drawing their attention to the wide array of alternative and beautiful possibilities that are always available around us if only we take the time to stop and look.

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Floyd Adams, Jr. “The People’s Mayor” 1945-2014    Floyd Adams, Jr., 1945-2014 was known as “The People’s Mayor.” 

Obituaries Wed, 05 Feb 2014 22:58:49 -0800