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Former legislator Jeannette Wood dies at 88

 

Last updated 1/18/2021 at 4:29pm

Jeannette Wood in 1988.

Republican Jeannette Wood, who served the 21st Legislative District, died Jan. 9 at age 88. The district serves Edmonds, Woodway, Mukilteo, and portions of Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace.

She was born Feb.19, 1932.

"Jeannette Wood was an exceptional woman and legislator," said former Edmonds Mayor Dave Earling. "She was personable, straightforward, trustworthy, and loyal in all of my dealings with her. I knew Jeannette as a friend and as a fellow elected official.

"She was a wonderful listener, eager to receive information, do her own analysis, and make her own decisions. She was a great s...



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