Fwd: Very sad news from Washington State


Subject: Fwd: Very sad news from Washington State
Eliot Christian (echristi@usgs.gov)
Date: Fri, 06 Jul 2001 10:02:50 -0400


Message-Id: <4.2.0.58.20010706100234.00a5c100@gsvaresm03.er.usgs.gov>
Date: Fri, 06 Jul 2001 10:02:50 -0400
To: gils@cni.org
From: Eliot Christian <echristi@usgs.gov>
Subject: Fwd: Very sad news from Washington State

>To: <state-gils@yahoogroups.com>
>From: "GAYLE PALMER" <gpalmer@statelib.wa.gov>
>Date: Thu, 05 Jul 2001 10:19:40 -0700
>Reply-To: state-gils@yahoogroups.com
>Subject: [state-gils] Very sad news from Washington State
>
>Folks:
>We had some very sad and unfortunate news this morning. We lost State
>Archivist Phil Coombs yesterday of a massive heart attack. Phil was
>boating with friends and family yesterday when the heart attack occured.
>This was very sudden and extremely sad news for all of us. I have few
>details at present. Phil certainly changed my life and was a vital
>influence in many projects in Washington State.
>
>A memorial service is planned for Saturday, July 7th, 2 p.m. at the
>Olympic Gardens Funeral Home, on Littlerock Road, in Tumwater, WA.
>Personal cards can be sent to Phil's family at
>6142 Shawn Drive SW, Olympia WA 98512
>
>Later today there will be an announcement on the web site for the Office
>of the Secretary of State http://www.secstate.wa.gov/
>
>Gayle Palmer
>Washington State Library
>Olympia WA USA
>360/704-5210



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