Neil Power’s friends in Seattle gather to celebrate a life well-lived

Some pictures and three videos of our service for Neil Powers here in Seattle October 6th

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Below Peter Steinbrueck, Port Commissioner and Neil’s former boss when Peter was a City Councilmember (the following five close-ups we’re taken by Sharon Lee):

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Below, current Seattle City Councilmember Lisa Herbold addressing attendees (video for most of Lisa’s presentation also is included further down)

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Below, David Okimoto, retired senior vice president of United Way and friend of Neil’s reads poem mid-way through the service

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Sarah Luthens, political activist and longtime friend of Neil’s, offers her thoughts and reflections

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John Fox reads tribute to Neil from Nicole Royle, one of Neil’s fellow journalism students from Toronto’s Centennial College

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Videos of service here: 

The Rev. David Bloom and longtime friend of Neil Powers leading the service, here reading a note of thanks from his brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Dorothy, who reside in Pennsylvania and could not attend the service

Lisa Herbold’s presentation for Neil’s service

Singer/songwriter/activist Jim Page and activist, singer, social worker Joe Martin (on harmonica) lead everyone in Joni Mitchell’s “Circle Game” to close the service

 

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About John V. Fox

Director, Seattle Displacement Coalition
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