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September 07, 2014
our hearts go out to you, he will be missed
Affected so many lives.I played soccer for him on cozars. Great man great gov,great role model and coach. one of a kind .Tarri Bockmann/Coulter
May 01, 2013
May the family be comforted,John 5:28...
April 01, 2013
Prayers go out to the Gardner family.I know Booth was there for ex-player Paula
French when she struggled with the trial of her brother,former Pierce county sheriff Mark French Thanks
March 28, 2013
Thanks forever you have done for the community( central area.) Cd panthers football..
March 26, 2013
Gail and family, I'm so sorry for your loss. Booth was a great supporter for women's soccer and provided many of us with opportunities we would have otherwise not had. I have many wonderful memories of those years spent playing for the Cozars - Hawaii, Norway, St. Louis, even a practice at the Governor's mansion! I'm grateful to have met Booth.
March 21, 2013
Sorry for your loss.May the God of all comfort be with you in the days ahead.
March 20, 2013
happy are the mericiful,since they will be shown mercy.matt.5:7...sorry for your loss........
March 20, 2013
Thoughts and prayers go out to family and friends. A wonderful man has passed...
March 20, 2013
I enjoyed talking with Governor Gardner several times while he was in office. I was a student then, and the warm and genuine interactions made a lasting impression. Rest in peace...
March 20, 2013
Doug, remember when we both worked for your Father? He was a good Guy ( RIP ) and so are you. Les Cathersal If you need to talk..761-2530
March 19, 2013
My prayers are with (you) Gail, Doug and family. He made alot of opportunties for alot of people including myself. I'm grateful for being on the "COZARS" and the being with the gals he brought in. I'm grateful for all the traveling he paid for so we could play around the country and abroad. I know there are many (now) grown women saying; "Wow, what a great time we had." He made that possible. He was a very good leader and coach. He was also a very kind and thoughtful person. I will remember him warmly.
Sincerely, Jeanne Oak
March 19, 2013
Condolences from Tom and Marilyn Baker

Tom has fond memories of Booth at the Burton Front Beach on Vashion Island in the 40s and 50s. Marilyn met Booth at the UW and always received special attention from Booth when she took her second grades to Olympia for the Capital tour. We remember Booth as a friendly,generous, and gentle man.
March 18, 2013
Sorry to hear about the death of Booth Gardner. Family and friends can look forward to seeing him again and living under the rule of the Prince of Peace, Jesus Christ, forever
March 18, 2013
Deepest sympathies to all of you for the loss of your father
I cant ever express how much you all have meant to me, Kimberly and Theresa couldn't have lived w/o all of you!!!!!
March 18, 2013
Booth has been an inspiration to so many for so many years. Condolences to his family and friends. RIP Booth
March 18, 2013
So sorry for your loss. He was a very good man. Thoughts and prayers are with family and friends. Godspeed!
March 18, 2013
I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. Please find peace and comfort in Psalms 65:2.
March 18, 2013
Keep praying and you will be heard by God. Proverbs 15: 29
March 18, 2013
Sympathy to family and friends and comfort.Eccl.9:11.
March 18, 2013
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
March 18, 2013
Sorry for your loss. May your family find comfort Eccl. 9:5
March 18, 2013
My sincere condolences to the family. During this time of sorrow, God invites you to turn to him (Ja 4:8).
March 18, 2013
I'm so sorry for your loss. My prayers go out to you and your family.
March 17, 2013
So sorry for your loss. He was a great person.
March 17, 2013
I recall clearly the day Booth met with a large group of people who have disabilities and representatives to discuss barriers to full particpation. I was impressed then and have been ever since. He has done so much good and done it with humility and class.
March 17, 2013
May God bless and comfort you in your time of sorrow.
March 17, 2013
To the family of Booth Gardner, My prayers and condolences are with you all and know that Booth lived a life of special mightiness from God at Psalms.90:10.
March 17, 2013
You will be missed by so many. Cory Adams, Ballard, Wa.
March 17, 2013
Washington just lost one of its humble giants. Gov. Gardner your legacy will go on and I hope the elected officials will strive to be as keen as you were in your service, public and private. Goodbye good friend.
March 17, 2013
Governor Booth Gardner was a great visionary that was instrumental attracting various companies to the state of Washington to diversify the state's economy. His commitment in revitalizing towns & cities such as the tri-cities that were deteriorating was a fine example of his legacy. I had the privilege for serving as the governor's executive fellow from 1988-1989 and I have great memories of him as our motivational speaker /mentor at breakfast, lunch events that were hosted by his office. It is my hope that; people of Washington State will always remember this great governor's contribution! May God finally rest him in peace and may God comfort his family!
Akalu Mulugeta
of Seattle
Governors Executive Fellow of group 2
March 17, 2013
At this time of sorrow may the Gardner family have peace and comfort from God. He is near to those broken at heart and those crushed in spirit he saves.
March 17, 2013
Just Friday night I mentioned his name to some friends. Prior to him becoming our governor he was Pierce County Executor. I was only 14 years of age petting their horses at a fenced pasture when he walked up to me and proposed a deal to take care of their thoroughbreds Betsy-Looking Glass and Dennis-Jaywalker while Gail was off to college. I am and will be forever grateful of this time I had spent working with his horses and knowing the family. He never knew that working for his horses brought purpose and meaning in my life. Such a simple thing but so profound! His trust in me to care for such beautiful and expensive animals spoke volumes to me that I was of worth and of importance. During this time of my life I was dealing with abuse and thoughts of suicide. The care for Betsy and Dennis... the nature and beauty of them brought substantial meaning and healing to me. My love for horses will always be in connection to healing in my life as a young child. I only wish now I had the chance to extend my gratitude of this to Booth personally. So... to his dearest family and friends "Thank You!" for letting me have the chance to know Booth, the care I had for Betsy and Dennis and the opportunity to share this story of mine. My sincerest condolences to you all. I send my love and prayers to the Gardner and extended family members. May God strengthen and give you peace. God bless! Pastor Johanna R. Burkhardt - Olympia, WA
March 17, 2013
An absolutely amazing man. What a legacy you have left behind. You will most certainly be missed as you go on to your next chapter. I envy your accomplishments my friend.
March 17, 2013
Thank you for all you did.
March 17, 2013
Thanks Booth Gardner for founding the Booth Gardner Parkinsons Center up in Kirkland! Your legacy will continue! You were a decent man! Sorry Doug and family for your loss.
March 17, 2013
Dear Family and Other Loved Ones,

I shall forever cherish the relationship I shared with Booth during his initial campaign for Governor as well as his adventurous dedication during his Governorship.

My sister, Jayne Fricks Marsh, with whom I now share a home in SC, send our deepest sympathy.

May God bless and guide us all.

Bobby R. Fricks
March 17, 2013
Thanks for one of the all time great movies and the music that went with it.
March 17, 2013
God bless you and your family.
March 17, 2013
May the God of all comfort strengthen the family and friends during this time of sorrow. Please find peace and comfort in Isaiah 65:17,21-24.
March 17, 2013
What a decent man, and quite a remarkable life story that is an inspiration to all. R.I.P. Mr. Gardner.
March 17, 2013
thanks booth gardner your paperwork will never beforgotton and thanks for help keeping the enemies off my back and family. u will be miss by your state of friends and family.rest n gods hands now enjoy life of seeing all u can from heaven
March 17, 2013
I am proud to have served Governor Gardner and the citizens of the State of Wahington having been sworn in as a new State Trooper by Governor Gardiner in 1986. I remember his words just as if they were said today; "Never forget as you go forward, you are ambassadors of the State of Washington." I remembered those words and still try to live by them just as he did in all his works for the people. His service was so much bigger than any one or self. He will be missed and he will be remembered as the kind and generous person he was and for all the good he did in his life for the betterment of people of Washington State and those he served. I am sorry for your loss.
March 16, 2013
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March 16, 2013
Former governor Gardner is remembered for his high ethics in considering his constituents. His standards should be emulated by our current lawmakers, nationally as well as in our state. I applaud his achievements and mourn his death.
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