2 noteworthy passings | Editor's Note
Last updated 12/10/2020 at 9:42am
I picked up a copy of a magazine called Welcome to read a few stories about Edmonds that were included.
Flipping through the pages, I landed on a story about art in public spaces throughout Snohomish County. Underneath a picture of Richard Beyer's "Seeing Whales" at Olympic Beach was a black-and-white image of longtime arts activist Natalie Shippen, who helped create the city's Arts Commission and was a frequent contributor to the Edmonds Beacon's letters section.
Unknown to me, and no doubt to many outside Shippen's circle of family and friends, I was surprised to learn she died in April....