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"... To preserve the memory of the Washington State Department of Transportation fallen workers and to provide assistance to active and retired employees and their families in times of need."



Monthly Memorial Tribute
This month we pay tribute to and remember these
WSDOT employees who died in work zone incidents:

    Edward J. Fabeck, Oct. 6, 1994, Transportation Planning Tech 2, Olympia Service Center (Headquarters). Edward was using traffic counter equipment on a road shoulder when he was struck by a vehicle trying to avoid a nearby collision.

       Joseph C. Craig, Maintenance Tech 2, Northwest Region, Oct. 11, 1985
       John D. Swan, Maintenance Tech 2, Northwest Region, Oct. 11, 1985.
    Joseph and John were clearing catch basins on Interstate 5, when a van lost control on wet road and struck them head on. Joseph was also struck by a second vehicle.

    Wallace D. Wright, Oct. 22, 1966, Eastern Region, Engineer Tech 2. Wallace was struck by a vehicle while surveying along the side of a highway.

    Lee W. Robinson, Oct. 30, 1964, Olympic Region, Engineer Tech. Lee was writing on a clipboard on a highway project south of Tumwater when he stepped into the path of a dump truck that was backing up.

       Knute Johnson, Equipment Operator, Oct. 4, 1957 Southcentral Region
       Clarence R. Sluder, Maintenance Tech, Oct. 4, 1957, Southcentral Region
    Knute and Clarence were killed in a large rockslide while working on Snoqualmie Pass.





 

WSDOTMF News

Memorial Foundation Annual Meeting
The 2021 Foundation Annual Meeting will be held on December 8, 2021. Consider being an elected volunteer leader. Elections for the 20212-2023 Board will be held in October. Seven director positions on the Memorial Foundation Board will be open.

To be eligible to run for election, you must be a contributing member ($10 per month or the yearly equivalent) for a period of one year prior to the election. Submit your name by Monday October 11, 2021, with a brief narrative (less than 50 words) of why you would like to be a director. Your narrative will appear on the ballot.

Any Foundation member with an interest participating in the annual meeting or in holding a director position should contact Bill Ford, Foundation Executive Director, at Bill@wsdotmf.org or 360 561-5720.


Steve Jenkins Fund

The Memorial Foundation has set up an account for those wishing to donate to the Steve Jenkins Fund.


2019 Fallen Worker Memorial

Left to right: Secretary Roger Millar, Bill Ford (Foundation Executive Director), Dale Lathan (Foundation Director representing Ferries), Washington State Patrol Chief John Batiste, and Foundation President Grant Rodeheaver at the April 10th Worker Memorial Event.


Wish to honor a loved one?

The Foundation will work with you to create a restricted giving fund. CONTACT US to find out how easy it is to support and honor those you cherish most.

 
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