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Last updated 11/14/2018 at Noon

Harry John Ellis drove the old Alligator Bus around Edmonds and Puget Sound.

My grandfather drove Edmonds’ Alligator Bus

I really appreciated Betty Lou Gaeng’s “The Stuff of Nightmares: Edmonds’ Alligator Bus” (Nov. 1) because my grandfather, Harry John Ellis, worked for Suburban from the ’20s until he died in 1957, a year before I was born.

He and another driver, Leigh, were good buddies and both drove out of the bus barn that is now all those little shops in downtown Edmonds. He lived in North City and parked the bus in front of his house, supporting his rather larg...

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